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The Evolution of Electoral Preferences of Population of the Murmansk Region in the Years 1995-2016
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The work is devoted to the analysis of transformations of electoral preferences of the population of the Murmansk region in 1995-2016. The present socio-economic and demographic situation of the Murmansk region is considered. As a result of the study of the results of the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation and the President of the Russian Federation, the dynamics of the electoral preferences of the region in 1995-2016 are revealed. on the leading political blocs, regional factors that have influenced electoral processes are singled out. The application of the method of comparative analysis reveals the features of electoral preferences of the population of the Murmansk region and the Russian Federation as a whole. The geo-electoral structure of the region was determined on the basis of the results of voting for the main political blocs, its dynamics in the period 1995-2016 are considered. A forecast is given for the evolution of the electoral preferences of the population of the Murmansk region and its geo-electoral structure on the basis of all-Russian and regional voting factors.