Were ‘Extra’ Votes Counted in Russia’s Presidential Election?

Last week Vladimir Putin won a second consecutive and fourth overall term as the Russian president. Official polling results from the election show he received over 76% of the vote, with a total turnout of 67%, but there were also widespread allegations of irregularities including inflated turnout figures. More or Less takes a closer look at the election data from Russia to see if these complaints have merit.

(Photo: A man walks out of a voting booth at a polling station during Russia's presidential election. Credit: Sergei Gapon/Getty Images)

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