More than half of Russians go to the presidential elections
Moscow. 4 Dec. INTERFAX.RU More than half of Russians are planning to come to the presidential election: 24% of respondents would vote “definitely” and 34% — “likely”, reported “Interfax” in the “Levada-Center”.
Every fifth is not going to come to the polls — 10% of Russians are confident that will not participate in the elections, 10% doubt that they will vote. Another 20% don’t know or will vote no, the poll was conducted on 24-28 Nov among 1,600 people aged 18 years and older in 137 localities of the 48 regions of the Russian Federation (statorseite does not exceed 3.4%).
Those who will not vote, believe that “their participation or non-participation will not change anything” (33%) do not believe that elections will be fair (22%) or simply not interested in politics (24%),
In the survey, respondents were also asked: “If the presidential election were held next Sunday, would you participate in them, and if so who of the current politicians would you vote?” (open question-respondents named the name of the politician).
The greatest support of Russians uses the current head of state Vladimir Putin he is ready to vote, 53% of respondents and 67% of those who are willing to take part in the vote.
Followed by LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky (it is supported by 4% of Russians in General and those who are willing to vote), the Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov (3% and 4%, respectively), opposition leader Alexei Navalny (1% and 2%), defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (1%), the leader of “Fair Russia” Sergei Mironov (1%), Ksenia Sobchak (1%).
Less than 1% of Russians in General and those who are planning to come to the polls prepared to support the Chairman of the Federal political Committee of the Yabloko party Grigory Yavlinsky.
I don’t know who would vote, 19% of those surveyed who plan to participate in the elections.
Presidential elections tentatively scheduled for March 18, 2018. The incumbent President of the Russian Federation Putin has not yet announced its decision to participate in the presidential elections of 2018.