SIMFEROPOL, September 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s ruling party United Russia is winning elections to Crimea’s State Council, or legislature, according to exit poll results announced on Sunday after polling stations were closed.
Thus, the results of the exit poll demonstrate that the United Russia is claiming 70.36% of the vote. Apart from the United Russia, two more parties - the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) and the Communist Party (CPRF) - are surmounting the five-percent berrier with 9.33 and 6.56% of the vote, respectively.
Candidates from the rest nine political parties, according to the exit polls, are failing to win seats in the Crimean parliament. Thus, the Rodina party list enrolled the support from 4.41% of voters. The Communists of Russia won two percent of the vote, the A Just Russia party - 1.77%, the Russian Party of Pensioners for Justice - 1.56%, the Patriots of Russia - 1.15%, and the KPSS - 1.03% Other parties won less than one percent.
The exit poll involved 3,600 voters at 110 polling stations in Crimea. As many as 202 of the polled refused to answer questions. The error is within 1.5%