Three happy days, as Alla Pugacheva foresaw, had Russian citizens to vote on elections of the State Duma deputies of the VIII convocation and 39 regional parliaments, as well as heads of 12 constituent entities (including nine directly and three through deputies of legislative assemblies). For starters, there were additional parliamentary elections in 19 constituent entities of the federation, and representative bodies of 11 administrative centers.
From September 17 to September 19, the process of popular will took place, both directly at the sites that worked all these days from 8:00 to 20:00 local time, and within remote electronic voting (DEG) in Moscow, Sevastopol, Kursk, Murmansk, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov and Yaroslavl regions.
At 20.00 on September 19, polling stations were closed (with the exception of Kaliningrad, which traditionally work until 21.00 Moscow time), after 9 pm they began to announce the results of voting in the elections to the State Duma.
Elections 2021. Breaking news for this minute
The first results of the CEC: United Russia 38.57%, Communist Party of the Russian Federation 25.17%, LDPR 9.6%, SRHP 6.67%, New People 7.9%.
The results of the INSOMAR exit polls were 45.2% for United Russia, 21.0% for the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, 8.7% for the Liberal Democratic Party, and 7.9% for A Just Russia.
The turnout in elections to the State Duma throughout Russia (18:00 Moscow time) is 45.15%.
Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov: “The voter heard us, he believed us, voted for us.”
So, the time has come to sum up the results of the elections online “SP”.
22:10. Deputy Secretary of the General Council of “United Russia” Evgeny Revenko announced a convincing victory for the ruling party in the elections in Russia both on the lists and in single-mandate constituencies, comparable to the success of 2016.
22:03. Tula Governor Alexei Dyumin is in the lead – the result of 85% of votes based on the processing of the first protocols.
22:01. The leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation assessed the first results of the elections to the State Duma and local authorities. According to Zyuganov, voters heard the communists.
“The voter heard us, he believed us, voted for us,” the head of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation is quoted as saying.
21:55. Sportswoman Svetlana Zhurova on the first election results: “The Communist Party has quite serious support, the New People party has appeared, this changes the political architecture, United Russia needs to think about it, it is clear that the Communist Party of the Russian Federation has worked seriously in this election campaign, it is competitive, a very serious fight, and rightly so. For me, as an athlete, it is important when the strongest wins in a fair fight ”- said Zhurova.
21:46. Acting Governor of the Ulyanovsk Region Aleksey Russkikh from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation is leading the elections for the head of the region. According to the first data, he has 84.6% of the vote.
21:44. LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky said that Mikhail Degtyarev campaigned brilliantly in the Khabarovsk Territory, and the party did an excellent job.
“We have done more than ever before, threw people into all regions, 15 buses were constantly running throughout the country, mobilized all resources. We did 120% of what a political party should do. Everything went well, we have democracy at the highest level, ”Zhirinovsky said, also urging to ban the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.
21:41. Alexei Venediktov, head of the Public Headquarters for Election Observation in Moscow, said that more than 200,000 residents of the capital had voted at home.
21:39. Political scientist Alexey Martynov on the air of “Russia-24”: “These are the first results, as the Far East voted. United Russia practically confirms its result in the Far East, which means that closer to the main body of results it will confirm its status as the party in power. In spite of the fact that in very uncomfortable conditions for herself she carried out one of the brightest campaigns in its history. “
21:11. The leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, Gennady Zyuganov, noted that the election results show that the ruling party’s stake on a three-day vote is wrong.
“Three days is the main incentive for falsification. Today, the election results show that this tactic of our opponents was absolutely a failure, ”Gennady Zyuganov said at a briefing on the evening of September 19.
21:00. According to exit polls conducted by INSOMAR, 45.2% of United Russia, 21.0% of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, 8.7% of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, 7.9% of A Just Russia have patriots for the truth.
Results of elections to the State Duma from the CEC (after counting 8.94%).
United Russia 38.57%, Communist Party 25.17%, LDPR 9.6%, SRZP 6.67%, New People 7.9%.
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