Russian legislative election, 2021

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Russian legislative election, 2021

← 2016 At the latest 19 September 2021 2026 →

All 450 seats to the State Duma
226 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls

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Leader Dmitry Medvedev Gennady Zyuganov Vladimir Zhirinovsky
Party United Russia Communist Party LDPR
Leader since 26 May 2012 14 February 1993 12 April 1991
Leader's seat None [a 1] No. 1 in Federal List No. 1 in Federal List
Last election 343 seats, 54.2% 42 seats, 13.3% 39 seats, 13.1%
Current seats 336 42 39
Seats needed Steady Increase 184 Increase 186

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Leader Sergey Mironov Aleksey Zhuravlyov Rifat Shaykhutdinov
Party A Just Russia Rodina Civic Platform
Leader since 27 October 2013 29 September 2012 17 April 2015
Leader's seat No. 1 in Federal List Anna Neftekamsk
Last election 23 seats, 6.2% 1 seat, 1.51% 1 seat, 0.2%
Current seats 23 1 1
Seats needed Increase 203 Increase 225 Increase 225

Incumbent Chairman

Vyacheslav Volodin
United Russia



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Legislative elections will be held in Russia no later than 19 September 2021 to elect the 450 seats the 8th convocation of the State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly. Going into the elections, United Russia is the ruling party after winning the 2016 elections with 54.2% of the vote and 343 seats.

Electoral system

Under current election laws, the State Duma is elected on a single day for a term of five years, with parallel voting. Half of the seats (225) are elected by party-list proportional representation with a 5% electoral threshold, with the other half elected in 225 single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting.[1]

Participating parties

As of 15 June 2018, 63 political parties can participate in the elections.[2] At the same time, parties represented in the State Duma, parties that received more than 3% of the vote in the previous elections or are represented at least in one of the regional parliaments are allowed to contest in the elections without collecting signatures. Other parties need to collect signatures to participate in the elections. The official list of parties entitled to participate in the elections without collection of signatures will be announced before the election, but at the moment, there are only 14 such parties.[3][4]

Parties represented in the State Duma

Party Party leader Leader since Leader's seat Ideology 2016 election Current seats
United Russia Dmitry Medvedev 26 May 2012 None [a 1] National conservatism / Statism / Russian nationalism 54.2%
343 / 450
336 / 450
Communist Party of the Russian Federation Gennady Zyuganov 14 February 1993 No. 1 in Federal List Communism / Marxism–Leninism 13.4%
42 / 450
42 / 450
Liberal Democratic Party of Russia Vladimir Zhirinovsky 12 April 1991 No. 1 in Federal List Russian nationalism / Pan-Slavism 13.2%
39 / 450
39 / 450
A Just Russia Sergey Mironov 27 October 2013 No. 1 in Federal List Social democracy / Democratic socialism 6.2%
23 / 450
23 / 450
Rodina Aleksey Zhuravlyov 29 September 2012 Anna Russian nationalism / National conservatism 1.51%
1 / 450
1 / 450
Civic Platform Rifat Shaykhutdinov 17 April 2015 Neftekamsk Economic liberalism / Liberal conservatism 0.2%
1 / 450
1 / 450

Parties represented in the Regional Parliaments

Parties represented in regional parliaments, which can also participate in legislative elections without collecting signatures (the list does not include parties already represented in the State Duma).

Party Party leader Leader since Ideology 2016 election
Communists of Russia Maxim Suraykin 22 April 2012 Communism / Marxism–Leninism 2.3%
Yabloko Emilia Slabunova 20 December 2015 Social liberalism / Pro-Europeanism / Social democracy 2.0%
Russian Party of Pensioners for Social Justice Vladimir Burakov 29 July 2016 Social conservatism 1.8%
Party of Growth Boris Titov 4 July 2016 Liberal conservatism 1.3%
Russian Ecological Party "The Greens" Anatoly Panfilov 6 July 2016 Environmentalism / Centrism / Green politics 0.8%
People's Freedom Party Mikhail Kasyanov 2 July 2016 Conservative liberalism / Liberal democracy / Pro-Europeanism 0.7%
Patriots of Russia Gennady Semigin 20 April 2005 Social democracy / Democratic socialism / Left-wing nationalism 0.6%
Civilian Power Kirill Bykanin 8 July 2016 Liberalism 0.1%

Public expression of interest

Opinion polls

Graphical Summary Opinion polling

Footnotes

References

  1. ^ Федеральный закон "О выборах депутатов Государственной Думы Федерального Собрания Российской Федерации" от 22.02.2014 N 20-ФЗ (последняя редакция)
  2. ^ СПИСОК ПОЛИТИЧЕСКИХ ПАРТИЙ, ИМЕЮЩИХ ПРАВО В СООТВЕТСТВИИ С ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫМ ЗАКОНОМ ОТ 11.07.2001 № 95-ФЗ «О ПОЛИТИЧЕСКИХ ПАРТИЯХ» ПРИНИМАТЬ УЧАСТИЕ В ВЫБОРАХ
  3. ^ Федеральный закон от 22.02.2014 N 20-ФЗ (ред. от 28.12.2016, с изм. от 13.04.2017) "О выборах депутатов Государственной Думы Федерального Собрания Российской Федерации" Статья 44. Поддержка выдвижения федеральных списков кандидатов, кандидатов
  4. ^ Сведения о политических партиях, выдвижение которыми кандидатов, списков кандидатов не требует сбора подписей избирателей
  5. ^ Ведомости (2018-01-18). "Собчак собралась участвовать в выборах в Госдуму в 2021 году". Retrieved 2018-02-08. 
  6. ^ Дмитрий Гудков и Ксения Собчак создадут "Партию перемен"
  7. ^ Полонский намерен победить в президентской гонке в 2024 году
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