Revenko: “United Russia” with 60% showed good results and has potential for growth
MOSCOW, September 11. /TASS/. The party “United Russia”, having 60% of the seats in the legislative assemblies of the regions where elections were held in a single voting day on 9 September, have shown good result and has a powerful potential for growth. This was stated on Tuesday by TASS, the Deputy Secretary General Council of party “United Russia”, state Duma Deputy Yevgeny Revenko.
“In the last election, the party confirmed his leadership and made a decent showing: 60% of the seats in the legislative assemblies of the regions where elections were held,” — said the politician. Of the 16 campaigns for elections in legislative Assembly in 13 regions of the “United Russia” in the first place, he said.
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United Russia also won more than 80% of the seats in the municipalities, drew the attention of the representative of the party leadership. “Voters clearly gave the answer, who sees the same level of government that is closest to the people,” he added. “Thus, we exceeded the expectations of various analysts, who had expected us smaller numbers”, — stated the politician.
“This successful performance, especially against the backdrop of unprecedented difficult election campaign and the intense debate around the changes in the pension system,” — says Revenko. He recalled that in all countries, where they had to raise the retirement age, the ruling party has left the political stage. “We have not, which indicates the high confidence of the electorate and a substantial margin of safety “United Russia”, — believes the parliamentarian. — We have passed the most difficult period, and we have a strong potential for a new growth phase.”
So I would not advise anyone of our opponents to make a premature ritual dances. “United Russia” will not concede leadership to anybody.Eugene Reencodefont Of The State Duma
United Russia won on the list in 13 of the 16 electoral campaigns, and with the single-seat districts has control in all 16 regions. In the elections to the city Duma 10 of the 12 cities the party won a clear victory, but with the lists and single-seat districts will have control of all the legislatures. The average percentage of votes won by the “United Russia” on elections in legislative Assembly, — 49,88%, and with with single-seat districts — more than 60%.