Central Commission on Elections and Referenda
 
  Chairperson: Ms. Lídia Ermoshina
  Phone: (375 17) 327 19 03
  Fax: (375 17) 327 19 03
  Address: 11 Sovetskaia street, Minsk, 220010, Belorus
  E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Web address: http://www.rec.gov.by
 
The president is elected by universal suffrage to serve a five-year term.The free presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections in Belarus are realized on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage and secret ballot. The Parliament is bicameral: the National Assembly (Natsionalnoye Sobranie) consists of the Council of the Republic (Soviet Respubliki, with 64 seats – 56 members elected by regional councils and 8 members appointed by the president, to serve four-year terms), and of the Chamber of Representatives (Palata Predstaviteley, with 110 seats – members are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms).
 
For more information on Belarus elections, please visit the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network