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Press Release, 22.12.99
Under 2% of the bulletins remain to be processed by the Central Electoral Committee before the final official results can be announced: Yabloko has 5.98%

The Central Electoral Committee needs to process the final 2% of the bulletins and tally the present figures with the data in the protocols of the electoral districts commissions before the final official results are announced.

According to data received from the Central Electoral Commission, 98.03% of the bulletins have been processed. The following parties lead in terms of votes: the CPRF (24.29%) and "Unity" (23.24%). They are followed by "Fatherland -All Russia" (13.12%), the "Union of Right Wing Forces" (8.6%), "Zhórinovsky Bloc" (6.04%) and Yabloko (5.98%).

It is worth noting that 3.32% of the electorate voted against all the candidates. According to the Central Electoral Committee, 61.77% of Russia's citizens with the right to vote participated in the elections (total - 107 million).

The Central Electoral Commission is still receiving protocols from electoral district commissions with voting result. Once the data from the protocols has been verified and compared with the figures available today, we will be able to talk about the official election results. According to the Central Electoral Committee, this data can be published before New Year, on December 29-30.

Based on Interfax Reports