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Bulletin of the MRSU / Section "Politics" / 2019 № 2.


R.A. Alekseev

ПРЕДВЫБОРНЫЕ ПРОГРАММЫ КАНДИДАТОВ НА ВЫБОРАХ ПРЕЗИДЕНТА РФ 2018 Г. и мотивация электорального выбора россиян. In: Bulletin of the Moscow Region State University (electronic journal), 2019, no. 2, pp. 3-21.


UDC Index: 342.8(470); 342.843.1(470)“2018”

Date of publication: 31.05.2019 Page: 3 - 21

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The article analyzes the election programs of eight candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation in the election campaign of 2018. The programmes were compared according to three criteria: proposed measures in the field of public administration and improvement of the political system, socio-economic policy, foreign policy and international relations. Both the general postulates and fundamental differences in the election programs were identified. Using content analysis, the shares of politsentrichna, socio-economicinterest and interest in foreign policy in each of the programs were singled out. Having considered the results of sociological surveys of Russians, the author also concludes that the majority of voters, participating in the presidential elections, is not acquainted enough with the election programs of candidates and is guided by the voting on the personal qualities of candidates for the presidency.

Key words

election program, presidential candidates, presidential elections, political comparative studies, content analysis, electoral legislation, electoral system

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