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2000 Presidential Elections

Date: 26 March 2000
Number of registered voters: 109,372,043
Turnout: 68.64%
Votes: Total Cast: 75,070,770; Valid: 74,369,754

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CANDIDATE PARTY/ NOMINATED BY VOTES VOTES *
Vladimir V. Putin independent 39,740,467 53.44
Gennadii A. Zyuganov KPRF 21,928,468 29.49
Grigorii A. Yavlinskii Yabloko 4,351,450 5.85
Aman-Gelídy Tuleev independent 2,217,364 2.98
Vladimir V. Zhirinovskii LDPR 2,026,509 2.72
Konstantin A. Titov independent** 1,107,269 1.49
Ella A. Pamfilova For Civic Dignity (Za grazhdanskoe dostoinstvo) 758,967 1.02
Stanislav S. Govorukhin independent 328,723 0.44
Yurii I. Skuratov independent 319,189 0.43
Aleksei I. Podberezkin Spiritual Heritage (Dukhovnoe nasledie) 98,177 0.13
Umar A. Dzhabrailov independent 78,498 0.11
Against all 1,414,673 1.9
Total 74,369,754 100

* The figures in this column differ from the vote percentages in the official results because they are calculated here on the basis of the valid vote only, whereas they are calculated in the official results on the basis of the total vote.

** Unofficially aligned with the Union of Rightist Forces (Soyuz pravykh syl).

Legend
KPRF = Communist Party of the Russian Federation (Kommunisticheskaya partiya Rossiiskoi Federatsii);
LDPR = Liberal Democratic Party (Liberalíno-demokraticheskaya partiya Rossii).

SOURCES: Website of the Russian Central Election Commission at www.fci.ru; Russia Votes website at www.russiavotes.org; Elections Today, April 2000.

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