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Voting in Russia: A Regional Analysis

In the September 2018 gubernatorial elections, several regions throughout Russia rejected pro-Kremlin candidates. In fact, Russia’s regions appear to have grown increasingly dissatisfied with a number of federal policies and increasing economic stagnation. The latest statistical analysis offers insights into which factors might hinder or contribute to the election of pro-Kremlin candidates in the regions and tools to forecast future voting patterns outside the capital.


  • Maria Snegovaya

    Adjunct Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis; PhD candidate, Columbia University