In the primaries of “United Russia” have voted more than 9 million people., that was above expectations within the party. This was stated by Secretary of the General Council Sergei Neverov, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“The turnout exceeded our expectations. At the moment, the figures were 9.2 million people. We expected that the turnout will be low in Moscow and the far East, where it is traditionally low,” he said. The politician noted that in Primorye voted 7.5% of the population, and in Moscow on 4%.
According to him, the lowest turnout was recorded in the Arkhangelsk region, where it did not exceed 3%, and the flush was high in Mordovia, where he took part of 14.13%.
22 may in Russia held a preliminary vote of the “United Russia”. Participation is a prerequisite for the nomination from the party in the elections to the state Duma.