The United Russia party received 324 deputy mandates following the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation, retaining its constitutional majority.
The final results of the voting at a press conference on September 24 were announced by the head of the Central Election Commission of Russia Ella Pamfilova. The elections to the State Duma were held on September 17-19.
Pamfilova stressed that the final protocols of the election commissions for the elections to the Duma objectively reflect the result of the vote.
According to her, the CEC recognized the elections to the State Duma as valid and valid.
The total voter turnout in the elections to the State Duma was 51.72 percent – 56 483 685 votes, the head of the CEC said.
According to the results of the elections, United Russia received 324 mandates in the State Duma of the eighth convocation, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation – 57, A Just Russia – Patriots – For Truth – 27, LDPR – 21 and New People – 13, Pamfilova noted.
In addition, one representative from Rodina, the Party of Growth, and the Civil Platform and five self-nominated candidates each entered the State Duma, the head of the CEC said.
More than 300 votes are required to amend the Russian Constitution.
According to the results of counting 100 percent of the votes, five parties were able to overcome the threshold.
The party of Russian President Vladimir Putin, United Russia, received 49.82 percent, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation – 18.93 percent, the Liberal Democratic Party – 7.55 percent, A Just Russia – 7.46 percent and New People – 5.32 percent of the vote. …
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