Preliminary analysis of Russian election results

In the last few day’s we’ve been working with Nickolay Zhelev to look at the publicly-available voting data from the 2011 Russian elections, and as other commentators have noted there’s a lot of unusual features that appear to indicate wide-spread voting fraud.  Our first draft of the analysis is posted in our Projects section. It is also available as a PDF here. Compiled data files and figures that appear in the article are available here.

Please note that earlier versions of this document attributed the wrong livejournal post for first looking at this data.  The correct link is