16 September 2014, Tuesday, 11:37

Rustem Khamitov: "The trend in support of governors is very significant"

photo: Andrey Starostin

UFA, 15 September 2014. /Bashinform News Agency, Galiya Nabieva/. Rustem Khamitov congratulated the governors who won the elections of senior officials in the Russian regions on the single voting day. As the head of the republic said "These are 3-5 people with whom we have good personal contacts".

Estimating the high turnout in the elections and the victory of the existing regional leaders Rustem Khamitov identified several factors that played a decisive role.

“In general, a stable situation in the country, the support of the President of the Russian Federation, the desire of people to have sustainable development, consolidation of society and successful candidates nominated for the regional heads”, he outlined.

“The election results showed that the trend in support of governors is very significant. Nobody has ever expected that some candidates for governors, heads of federal subjects will win 85-90 percent of votes. I think that this is something new and understandable at the same time,” the head of the republic said.

According to Rustem Khamitov, currently people have highly patriotic feelings, they consolidated and understand that reasonable power, reasonable work focused not on conflict, but on creation are above anything else.

  “The rating of the President of Russia, who actually entrusted us working at the time of preparations for the elections, played a decisive role too. In this case, we act as the people working in the presidential team. As a result all this gave such effect as large and significant figures”, the head of the republic considers.