- United Russia dominates Russian elections
- Putin's party leads with 90% of votes counted
(CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin's political party, United Russia, has won a majority in the country's parliamentary elections.
Over 111 million people are eligible to vote in the Russian elections with 450 seats in the State Duma up for grabs.
Those elected on party tickets are elected from the candidate lists which are presented by the parties taking part in the polls.
The other 225 members -- representatives for independent constituencies or areas that are part of the Russian Federation -- are voted in using the first-past-the-post system.