United Russia deputy Yevgeny Marchenko voted against the draft budget. The Ethics Commission proposed to exclude him from the party

The United Russia Ethics Commission recommended the exclusion of State Duma deputy Yevgeny Marchenko from the party after he voted against the adoption of the draft budget in the first reading. The Presidium of the General Council of the party will consider this issue in the near future, according to the website of “United Russia”.

The party claims that Marchenko violated the rules of the party’s charter and the provision on the United Russia faction in the State Duma, according to which the deputy must adhere to the position of the leadership and vote in accordance with the decision of the faction.

On October 28, the party’s press service announced on its website that the United Russia faction had “unanimously” voted for the draft budget. The fact that Yevgeny Marchenko voted against the bill was not previously reported.

Marchenko himself has not yet commented on this.

Evgeny Marchenko is a deputy of the State Duma of the VII and VIII convocations. He got into the current composition of parliament following the results of elections in the constituency No. 213 in St. Petersburg. Member of the Duma Committee on Security and Anti-Corruption.

(C)MEDUZA 2021


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