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  Russian President - First Round
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Parents > Russia > President
OfficePresident
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline March 02, 1996 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 16, 1996 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 16, 1996 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start August 09, 1996 - 12:00pm
Term End May 07, 2000 - 12:00pm
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedPatrick November 05, 2005 09:18pm
Data Sources
Description The first round of Russian presidential elections was held on June 16, 1996.

Registration of initiative groups and electoral blocs nominating presidential candidates ended on March 2, 1996
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Russia Won06/12/1991
NameBoris Yeltsin Votes45,552,041 (57.32%)
Term07/10/1991 - 08/09/1996 Margin32,192,706 (+40.51%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyIndependent Won07/03/1996
NameBoris Yeltsin Votes40,208,384 (54.39%)
Term08/09/1996 - 05/07/2000 Margin10,095,078 (+13.66%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceRussian President - Second Round 07/03/1996
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MAP
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MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/28/1996 06/14/1996

CANDIDATES (2 Winners)
Photo
Name (I) Prime Minister Boris Yeltsin Party Leader Gennady Zyuganov Duma Aleksandr I. Lebed Party Leader Grigory Yavlinsky Duma Vladimir Zhirinovsky Against All Svyatoslav Fedorov
PartyIndependent Communist Congress of Russian Communities Yabloko Liberal Democrat Independent Workers' Self-Government
Campaign Logo
Uncertified Votes26,665,495 (35.79%) 24,211,686 (32.49%) 10,974,736 (14.73%) 5,550,752 (7.45%) 4,311,479 (5.79%) 1,163,921 (1.56%) 695,402 (0.93%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,453,809 (-3.29%) -15,690,759 (-21.06%) -21,114,743 (-28.34%) -22,354,016 (-30.00%) -25,501,574 (-34.23%) -25,970,093 (-34.85%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 04/03/1996 03/04/1996 04/19/1996 04/19/1996 04/05/1996 03/01/1996 04/19/1996
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MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg33.58%-- 30.88%-- 11.82%-- 6.76%-- 5.34%-- 1.85%-- 1.31%--
Betanelli Institute 
06/14/96-06/14/96
32.70% -- 35.60% -- 11.00% -- 9.80% -- 7.50% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
VCIOM 
06/12/96-06/12/96
36.00% -- 24.00% -- 10.00% -- 8.00% -- 6.00% -- 2.00% -- 3.00% --
FOM 
06/09/96-06/09/96
34.00% 0.2 30.00% 8.2 7.00% -- 6.00% 1.0 8.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 2.00% --
VCIOM 
06/03/96-06/03/96
37.00% 4.0 26.00% -- 7.00% -- 7.00% 2.0 6.00% 1.0 0.00% 4.0 3.00% 1.0
VCIOM 
05/19/96-05/19/96
33.00% 5.0 26.00% 1.0 7.00% 1.0 9.00% -- 7.00% -- 4.00% 3.0 4.00% 3.0
FOM 
05/18/96-05/18/96
34.20% 6.4 21.80% 1.8 0.00% 4.6 7.00% 1.4 7.00% 1.2 0.00% -- 0.00% 3.1
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
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MORE CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Nobel Laureate Mikhail S. Gorbachev Martin Shakkum Yuri P. Vlasov Vladimir Bryntsalov  
PartyIndependent Popular Socialist Power to the People! Russian Socialist  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes385,494 (0.52%) 279,673 (0.38%) 151,175 (0.20%) 120,939 (0.16%)  
Margin-26,280,001 (-35.27%) -26,385,822 (-35.41%) -26,514,320 (-35.58%) -26,544,556 (-35.63%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 04/13/1996 04/22/1996 04/26/1996 04/26/1996  
MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 3 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.35%-- 0.37%-- 0.17%-- 0.12%--  
Betanelli Institute 
06/14/96-06/14/96
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
VCIOM 
06/12/96-06/12/96
0.50% -- 0.10% -- 0.30% -- 0.40% --
FOM 
06/09/96-06/09/96
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
VCIOM 
06/03/96-06/03/96
1.00% 0.5 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
VCIOM 
05/19/96-05/19/96
0.50% 0.5 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
FOM 
05/18/96-05/18/96
0.00% 0.9 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

DROPPED OUT
Aman Tuleyev (S)
Apr 26, 1996 - Jun 08, 1996

EVENTS
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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
00/00/1996 Aleksandr I. Lebed TVAd Biography eng Hope for Russia (Надежда России)  00:00:27 Angry Russian 
00/00/1996 Boris Yeltsin TVAd Biography eng I Believe, I Love, I Hope (Верю, люблю, надеюсь)  00:01:58 Angry Russian 

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