The Central election Commission of the Russian Federation early in the morning on March 19 announced the preliminary results of the elections of the President of Russia.
According to published data, after the counting of 99.79% of the votes counted, incumbent President Vladimir Putin is gaining 76,67% of the vote.
Voting in elections of the President of Russia in Israel. Photos
As noted in the CEC, incumbent President secured a record in his career, the political support of voters – voted for 54.4 million people, which is 5.1 million more than in 2004, reports Russian state news Agency RIA Novosti. In 2012 voted for Putin 63.6% of Russians who participated in the elections.
The candidate from the Communist party Pavel Grudinin gaining 11,81%, LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky of 5.67%, Ksenia Sobchak («Civil initiative») receives 1.67% of the votes, the leader of the party «Yabloko» Grigory Yavlinsky of 1.04%.
Less than 1% Boris Titov «Party of growth» (0,76%), Maxim Suraykin «Communists of Russia» (0,68%) and Sergey Baburin «Russian national Union» (0,65%).
According to preliminary data, voter turnout was 67.4%.
The results of the voting at polling stations in Israel will be published later, after CEC gives final data on the results of the voting. The Russian Embassy in Israel informs that on 14 polling stations in 14 cities voted more than 12 thousand Russian citizens (in 2012, according to the results of the presidential elections in Israel were recognized as valid 11.192 newsletter, another 209 ballots were processed in Ramallah).
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