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MOSCOW, September 18. /TASS/. Russia’s ruling United Russia party is winning 44.15% of the vote at Sunday’s parliamentary elections, the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) said after counting 6.72% of ballots.
United Russia is followed by LDPR which is scoring 18.39% Next are the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, or CPRF, with 17.24% of the vote, and A Just Russia, with 6.24%
The party Communists of Russia is fifth, with 2.91%
Exit poll results
Four parties, namely United Russia, LDPR, Communist Party of the Russian Federation, or CPRF, and Just Russia, are winning seats in Russia’s new parliament, according to exit polls conducted by the All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center (VCIOM) at Sunday’s elections to the Russian State Duma lower parliament house.
According to poll results, United Russia led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is winning 44.5% of the vote by party tickets. It is followed by LDPR, with 15.3% Next are CPRF (14.9%) and A Just Russia (8.1%).
Other parties are not surpassing the five-percent barrier. However, the opposition party Yabloko, which is winning 3.5%, may claim state funding granted to parties winning three or more percent of the vote by party tickets.
The poorest performance, according to the pollster, is demonstrated by Civil Power, which enjoys support of 0.2% of voters.
The poll was conducted at 1,000 polling stations in 73 Russian regions and involved 112,000 voters. As many as 65% of respondents answered the pollster’s question, 35% refused.
According to the results of exit poll conducted by the Public Opinion Fund, Russia’s ruling United Russia party is winning 48.7% of the vote, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, or CPRF, — 16.3%, LDPR — 14.2%, and A Just Russia — 7.6%.