Ksenia Sobchak follows Putin in presidential election at US polling stations
Based on the results of processing 99.51% of the ballots of the CEC, Vladimir Putin wins a presidential election in Russia with a result of 76.65% of the votes.
Following the voting of Russian citizens in Washington and several American cities assigned to this consular district, Vladimir Putin won by gaining an absolute majority of votes. At the same time, Ksenia Sobchak came second after the incumbent President, TASS reports citing data from the precinct election commission at the embassy.
Vladimir Putin, after voting in the consular district of Washington, collected 1531 votes out of 2383. Ksenia Sobchak was supported by 347 people, third place was taken by Pavel Grudinin - 237 votes, then - Grigory Yavlinsky - 99 votes. The smallest number of votes was received by a candidate from the Communists of Russia, Maxim Suraykin - eight people voted for him.
The embassy published a video with the sorting of ballots in its Twitter. "Every voice is important," says the caption.
The United States organized a field voting for Russians. So the votes were given by hockey players Alexander Ovechkin and Dmitry Orlov.
Based on the results of processing 99.51% of the ballots of the CEC, Vladimir Putin wins the presidential election in Russia with a result of 76.65% the f votes. The second place is taken by the candidate from the Communist Party Pavel Grudinin, for whom 11.82% of Russians voted. Zhirinovsky gets the third place with 5.68% of the votes. Ksenia Sobchak becomes the fourth with a result of 1.66%. Another candidate who overcame 1%, is founder of Yabloko Grigory Yavlinsky - 1.04% of the votes.
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