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Unformatted text preview: 1 February 8, 2008 • 1993 Elections to Duma – Tips on paper 1995 Elections to Duma 1 • 1995 Elections to Duma – Tips on paper • 1996 Presidential Election • Creation of “Oligarchs” Market Rebuild Russian Empire 2 Communist party (KPRF) Nationalist Party (LDPR) 1993 Sot Several Economy Russian Integration w/ “West” Several Democratic parties Left Right Sot (state-run) Economy Centrist parties Implications of the PR/SMDP Combination • PR (proportional representation) with 5% threshold (1 district, 225 seats) – Encourages parties to form and run 3 – Rewards national parties • SMDP (single member district plurality) (225 districts, 225 seats) – Initially encourages independents to run – Rewards local politicians, celebrities 2 Democratic Reformers Russia’s Choice (Gaidar) Yabloko (Yavlinsky) PRES (Shakrai) RMDR (Popov) Total Centrists Women of Russia DPR (Travkin) Votes 16% 8% 7% 4% 35% 8% 5% 1993 PR Vote Share 4 others Total Communists/Nationalists KPRF LDPR Total Against All 5% 5% 18% 20% 23% 43% 4% 4 Democratic Reformers Russia’s Choice (Gaidar) Yabloko (Yavlinsky) PRES (Shakrai) RMDR (Popov) Total Centrists Women of Russia DPR (Travkin)...
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