In the information center of the CEC
“United Russia” is gaining 50,32% of votes after processing of the 21,19% of the vote, according to data of the CEC. After the counting of 14.6% of votes United Russia received 46,67%. Receiving more than 50%, “United Russia” will take a minimum of 112 seats in Parliament.
In addition, after processing the 22.16% of the protocols, the United Russia leaders in 188 out of 211 single-mandate districts. Thus, the ruling party claims to be a constitutional majority.
According to preliminary data of the CEC, the Communist party reduces the gap from the second place of LDPR. They have 15.1 and 15.5 percent, respectively. To overcome the 5% barrier fails and the “Fair Russia”, she, according to preliminary data, at 6.38%.
The data of exit polls by VTsIOM and Thomas, announced earlier, gave United Russia 44.5 and 48.7% of the votes respectively. After the announcement of the first preliminary results by the CEC with the victory of “United Russia” congratulated the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and President Vladimir Putin.