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Facts and Figures: Official results of Russia's parliamentary elections
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15:45, December 03, 2007

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President Vladimir Putin's party, United Russia, won 63.2 percent of the votes in the elections to the State Duma when most of the ballots have been counted.

Following are official results of Russia's parliamentary elections released by the Central Election Commission at 09:00 a.m. Monday (0600 GMT) with 96.2 percent of votes counted:

United Russia 63.2 pct.

Communist Party 11.7 pct.

Liberal Democratic Party of Russia 8.4 pct.

Fair Russia 8.0 pct.

Agrarian Party 2.4 pct.

Yabloko 1.6 pct.

Civil Force Party 1.1 pct.

Union of Right Forces 1.0 pct.

Patriots of Russia 0.9 pct.

Social Justice 0.2 pct.

Democratic Party 0.1 pct.

The threshold for entering the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, is 7 percent. A total of 11 parties took part in the elections.

Eligible voters totaled some 108 million for the present elections. Some 96,000 polling stations were set up on Russia's territory, which spans over 11 time zones.

The elections started at 2000 GMT on Saturday and closed at 1800 GMT on Sunday.

Source: Xinhua



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