Central Election Commission
Vice-President: Mr. Stanislav V. Vavilov
Phone: (495) 6067961
Fax: (495) 6069769
Web Address: www.cikrf.ru
Address: 9 Bolshoi Cherkassky pereulok, Moscow, 103 012, Russian Federation
Russia elects on the federal level a head of state - the president - and a legislature - the Federal Assembly. The president is elected for a four year term by the people. The Federal Assembly (Federalnoe Sobranie) has two chambers. The State Duma (Gosudarstvennaja Duma) has 450 members, elected for a four year term, all of them by proportional representation. The Federation Council (Sovet Federacii) has 178 members: 2 delegates for each region.
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