Sociologists have made the approval rating of presidential candidates

The support rating was extended from the Communist party Pavel Grudinina after a period of growth in late December-early January, began to decline, he now shares second place with the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Such data are published all-Russian center of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM) on Wednesday, January 17.

According to the results of opinion polls for the candidates of the Communists and the liberal Democrats can vote for 6.1 percent of the total electorate. The TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak — 1.2 percent, one of the founders of the party “Yabloko” Grigory Yavlinsky and Ombudsman scored less than one percent. The highest electoral support for the incumbent President, Vladimir Putin — 73 percent of the vote.

“The growth of rating of Grudinina stopped two weeks after the nomination is about 10-11 January. After learning through the media and social networks more about the “Communist billionaire,” the voters have begun to doubt whether he is the figure that you can trust? As a result, the rating Grudinina began to stagnate,” commented the ranking VTSIOM Director Valery Fyodorov.

As reported on January 12, Grudinin within one day submitted to the CEC documents, which announced the presence and absence of his accounts in foreign banks.

Grudinin was second after the LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky was officially registered as a candidate for the highest office. Both of them as representatives of the parliamentary parties are exempted from collecting signatures. President Vladimir Putin takes part in the election campaign as an independent candidate, to date, in support of it collected over one million signatures.

Initiative poll “polls-Sputnik” held on 11-15 January. The survey involved the Russians at the age from 18 years. Survey method — telephone interviews in a stratified random sample of dibasic landline and mobile numbers 5,000 respondents.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!