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    United Russia Leads Parliament Poll With 54.21%, 203 Single Member Candidates

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    The ruling United Russia party has won 54.21 percent of the votes and 203 out of 225 single-member constituency candidates in the Russian parliamentary elections, the Central Election Commission said Monday after counting 90 percent of the ballots.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Communist Party gained 13.53 percent of the votes, the Liberal Democrats party has 13.28 percent, while A Just Russia won 6.19 percent.

    Turnout was estimated at 47.99 percent.

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