The high turnout President Vladimir Putin would have received 48% of votes if elections were held next Sunday. This is according to the poll by the Levada center, said the material “Kommersant”.
Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov and LDPR head Vladimir Zhirinovsky would receive 3%, despite the fact that the statistical error of poll of 3,4%. The defense Minister Sergei Shoigu would have voted 1% of respondents. The founder of the Fund of struggle against corruption Alexei Navalny would get on election 1% of the vote.
Almost half of Russians (42%) have not yet decided for whom to vote and whether at all to participate in elections. So, 19% “don’t know who exactly would vote”, 13% are sure that “will not vote”, and 10% have not decided to go for elections.
“In these matters people are usually determined two weeks prior to the vote, and while the campaign started only for the administration of the President and for parties”, — quotes “Kommersant” the words of the Director of the Levada center Lev Gudkov.
At the same time, according to Levada center, only 22% of Russians want instead of Putin in the elections of 2018 won “another person”, and 64% want it “was re-elected” President.
Vladimir Putin has not yet indicated their intention to participate in presidential elections. “The time is ripe, I will look at what is happening in the country, in the world, and based on what we’ve done, based on what we can do,” said Putin at a big press conference in December 2016.
In January 2017, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that he hoped the participation of Vladimir Putin in the elections. “As a citizen of the Russian Federation I hope that he (Putin. —) makes the decision to go for a new term,” — said Peskov in interview Bi-bi-si.
Of its intention to participate in presidential elections has said Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Alexei Navalny and Yabloko leader Grigory Yavlinsky.