Exit Polls Show Putin Winning Russian Election

Exit polls coming from Russia show Russian President Vladimir Putin to be the winner of the 2024 Russian election, with 87% of the vote.

Notably, this is the highest percentage of the vote in an election that Putin has ever secured during his time as President.

Nikolai Kharitonov of the communist party has come in second, with 4.6% of the vote.

The legitimacy of Russia’s elections is oftentimes called into question by the west.