Russia’s ruling party leads in parliamentary election: Exit polls

Russia’s ruling party leads in parliamentary election: Exit polls

Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS) Exit polls showed that Russia’s ruling party the United Russia led in Sunday’s election of the lower house of the parliament with 44.5 per cent of votes.

The other three parties that gained enough votes to enter the seventh State Duma are the Liberal Democratic Party with a projected 15.3 per cent of votes, the Communist Party with 14.9 per cent and A Just Russia with 8.1 per cent, according to the exit poll conducted by the All-Russia Centre for Public Opinion.

Another exit poll by the Public Opinion Foundation also showed that the ruling party is in a leading role with 48.7 percent of votes.

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