About 70% of compatriots are ready to go to the presidential elections in March next year. Such data are being announced today by VCIOM.
83.8% of Russians are going to vote for the incumbent leader Vladimir Putin, if the will of the people were scheduled for the coming weekend. The ratings of the remaining candidates do not exceed 5%. So, 4.1% of respondents are ready to vote for the head of the Liberal Democratic Party Vladimir Zhirinovsky, 3.3% — for his rival from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Gennady Zyuganov, 0.7% — for Grigory Yavlinsky (Yabloko) — 0.8%, 0.7% — Boris Titov («Party of Growth»). The smallest percentage of support is for Ksenia Sobchak, only 0,3%.
«The reduced interest in elections is fixed in the capitals and among the youth,» VСIOM experts explained.