United Russia gets most votes in LPR municipal elections


The United Russia party has got a majority of votes in the elections to local government bodies of the Lugansk People’s Republic, LPR Election Commission deputy chairperson Marianna Sumskaya told reporters as she announced election results.


The first parliamentary and municipal elections in the LPR after its accession to Russia took place on September 8 through September 10.

Early voting was held on September 1 - 4 at 329 exterritorial venues in 81 Russian regions for residents staying outside the LPR , while on September 2 through 7, it was held for residents living in remote areas or locations where setting up a polling station is not possible.

The LPR Election Commission earlier certified the results of the regional parliamentary election which United Russia won by a landslide gathering 74.63 percent of votes. Voter turnout was 72.53 percent. *i*sb

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