The CEC announced the first preliminary results of the elections to the state Duma

According to preliminary results of the CEC after processing of 6.72% protocols on elections to the state Duma of the seventh convocation of the “United Russia” received of 44.15% of the votes, the correspondent from the Central electoral Commission meeting. These data approximately coincide with the results of exit polls.

The liberal democratic party received the 18,36% of the votes, the Communist party is 17.25%, “Fair Russia” — 6,25%, “Yabloko” — 1,39%, PARNAS — 0,70%. The party “Communists of Russia” has typed only 2.91% of the votes, “Fatherland” — 1,43%, the party “Green” — 0,82%. These data were shown on the screen at a CEC session. These are preliminary data, said the CEC member Valery Kryukov.

The CEC has data on elections in 76 single-member districts, 66 of them while winning candidates from the “United Russia”.

According to the exit polls of the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM), in the state Duma four parties — “United Russia” (44,5%), LDPR (15,3%), the Communist party (14,9%) and “Fair Russia” (8.1 percent). The other parties did not overcome the 5% barrier. About voting for Yabloko said 3.5% of respondents, PARNASSUS is 1.2%.

Data of Fund “Public opinion” (FOM) show the passage to the Duma four parties: “United Russia”, the Foundation gives 48,7%, CPRF — 16,3%, LDPR — 14,2%, “Fair Russia” — 7,6%. “Apple” gets 3.1 per cent.

As of 18:00 GMT turnout in the elections was 39.37 percent.

The Commissioner for human rights Tatyana Moskalkova, speaking at a meeting of the CEC after the announcement of the first of these elections, explained the low turnout because the voters could not find their polling stations. She stated the CEC summing up the results of the single voting day, reports .

“Today we can say that the elections were held. The turnout provided. However, in some regions it is not so high, because the citizens were not informed about the location of polling stations”, — said the Ombudsman, adding that, for example, in Moscow it was received many similar messages. “In particular, in Sokolniki, people were looking for a polling station,” she said, adding that, not finding the stations, the voters did not vote.

Moskalkova proposed to change the electoral law: to enter the liner in the passport, in which it would be possible to put a mark on that person already voted.