MOSCOW, March 19. /TASS/. More than 55 million Russian citizens cast their votes in the election of the President of Russia for the country’s leader Vladimir Putin. This is evidenced by data the CEC of the Russian Federation.
After processing 98,59% of the final PEC protocols for Vladimir Putin voted 55 million 13 thousand 955 people.
The result of the incumbent President in these elections was a record. In 2000, he received 52,94%, (39,74 million people); in 2004 he scored the 71.31% (49,563 million voters). The election in 2012, Vladimir Putin was supported 45,602 million Russians (63,60%).
Putin takes part in the presidential elections for the fourth time.