Final opinion poll suggests Duma seats for four parties
According to a survey conducted by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTSIOM), about 62% of respondents voiced support for the pro-presidential United Russia party.
About 62% of respondents voiced support for the pro-presidential United Russia party.
The Communist party came a distant second – with about 12%.
The Liberal Democratic Party gained 8%, while Fair Russia took 7%.
Smaller parties like the Union of Right Forces look unlikely to get 2% of the vote.
Meanwhile, a separate survey by the Levada research group shows an even greater lead for United Russia. It puts the party on 67%.
In the Levada survey, the Communist party were on 14%, the Liberal Democrats on 6% and Fair Russia on 4%.
Just 1% said they would vote for the Union of Right Forces.