The Committee recommends that the state Duma in the second reading the law on elections in the state Duma

The Committee recommends that the state Duma in the second reading the law on elections in the state Duma


It is expected that the bill will be considered by the lower chamber of Parliament at its plenary meeting on 16 October.

MOSCOW, 13 Oct. The constitutional Committee of the state Duma recommended the lower house of Parliament to adopt in the second reading the bill providing for reconciliation of the single voting day in Russia with the elections to the lower house of Parliament.

The leaders of the Duma factions EP, LDPR and CP and house speaker Sergei Naryshkin has made the project in the spring session. The bill provides for the possibility of combination of day of voting at the next elections of deputies of the state Duma with the voting day at elections to bodies of state power of subjects of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, that is, on the single voting day, which is the third Sunday of September of the year in which expire the terms of office of these bodies or deputies of these bodies.

Also in the spring session of the heads of factions and house speaker Sergei Naryshkin has made a positive review of the governments bill to change parliamentary elections from December to September 2016, which was adopted by the chamber in three readings. The Communist party didn’t support the law.

It is expected that the bill will be considered by the lower chamber of Parliament at its plenary meeting on 16 October.