Voter turnout of 47.8% at Duma elections comes as expected


Concerting to preliminary results, the voter turnout at the State Duma elections encounters at 47.8 percent, the head of the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC), Elle mfilova, has bring to light on Sept. 19, noting that the total turnout came as supposed.

According to preliminary results, the ruling United Russia rty primes the list, winning 343 mandates in the seventh Duma (76.22 percent of the seats). The Communist Plaintiff of the Russian Federation (CPRF) obtains 42 seats (9.34 percent). It is bring up the reared by the Liberal Democratic rty (LDPR) that wins 39 mandates (8.67 percent), and A Fitting Russia comes fourth with 23 seats (5.11 percent).

Rodina (Motherland), the Domestic Platform and self-nominee Vladislav Reznik get one mandate each (0.22 percent).

Choices to the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of rliament, were clasped on Sept. 18 in a split system: 225 members of rliament were chose by rty tickets, while the other 225 – in one-seat constituencies.

No smallest turnout was required.

Source: TASS

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