Press release №1881
18.09.2016
RUSSIAN STATE DUMA ELECTIONS: VCIOM EXIT POLL DATA

IN BRIEF

According to the VCIOM exit poll data, four parties gained seats in the State Duma: “United Russia” (44.5%), LDPR (15.3%), CPRF (14.9%) and “A Just Russia” (8.1%).

MOSCOW, September 18, 2016.  Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VCIOM) presents the data of an exit poll (a poll taken at the polling stations’ exit) during the Russian State Duma elections; the exit poll is commissioned by the Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies Fund.

The survey was conducted at 1000 polling stations in 73 federal subjects of the Russian Federation. At the poling stations’ exit the interviewers  proposed to the voters to take part in an anonymous survey using tablets (400 polling stations) or filling out a questionnaire that resembles the ballot paper, and to throw independently the questionnaire into a special sealed box (600 polling stations). The questions referred to the choice of candidates, voters’ sex and age.

A total number of 112309 persons were surveyed. Sixty-five percent of respondents answered the questions; 35% refused to answer.

Below are the results of the exit poll data (as at 21.00 Moscow time).

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The exit poll was conducted on September 18, 2016. The survey was carried out at 1000 polling stations in 73 subjects of the Russian Federation. A total number of 112309 persons were surveyed.

Russian State Duma elections (party lists’ data)
  % of those who voted “for” Countrywide data % of those who voted “for” Moscow data
“Rodina” 2.3 3.8
“Communists of Russia” 2.6 1.9
“Russian Pensioners For Justice Party” 2.0 2.5
“United Russia” 44.5 35.7
Russian Ecological Party "The Greens" 0.8 1.7
"Civic Platform" 0.3 0.4
LDPR (Liberal Democratic Party of Russia) 15.3 12.9
PARNAS (Party of People's Freedom) 1.2 3.3
Party of Growth 1.8 3.3
“Citizens’ Force” 0.2 0.5
“Yabloko” 3.5 11.7
CPRF (Communist Party of the Russian Federation) 14.9 14.2
“Patriots of Russia” 0.8 0.6
“A Just Russia” 8.1 6.2
Spoiled the ballot 1.7 1.3
Russian State Duma elections (party lists’ data) Social and demographic characteristics  
  Aged 18-24 Aged 25-34 Aged 35-44 Aged 45-59 Aged  60 and over Men Women Higher education Secondary, specialized secondary education
“United Russia” 45 44 46 44 42 35 50 43 45
LDPR (Liberal Democratic Party of Russia) 19 19 18 15 10 18 13 14 16
CPRF (Communist Party of the Russian Federation) 8 9 10 15 22 18 13 14 16
“A Just Russia” 5 7 7 9 10 8 9 8 9
Russian State Duma elections (party lists’ data) Hourly dynamics of results (Russian Federation)
  9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00
“United Russia” 43.1 44.7 45.3 45.3 45.5 45.4 45.2 44.9 44.9 44.7 44.5 44.5 44.5
LDPR (Liberal Democratic Party of Russia) 17.5 16.6 15.6 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.4 15.4 15.3 15.3 15.3 15.3 15.3
CPRF (Communist Party of the Russian Federation) 15.8 15.7 16.1 15.3 15.2 15.2 15.0 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9
“A Just Russia” 7.2 7.4 7.6 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.1 

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