Started in Russia elections of deputies of the state Duma of the seventh convocation. Saturday, September 17th at 23:00 Moscow time) polling stations were opened on Kamchatka and Chukotka, where it has already come 8 am Sunday.
The new composition of the state Duma, in contrast to the current, formed exclusively by party lists will be elected under a mixed system: 225 deputies by proportional system based on lists of political parties) and 225 in single – mandate constituencies, said TASS.
On party lists participating in the elections 14 parties. In addition to presented today in the Duma «United Russia», KPRF, LDPR and «Fair Russia», it is «Apple», the Party of growth, PARNAS, «homeland», «Patriots of Russia» «Communists of Russia», «Civic platform», «Civil force, the Russian party of pensioners for justice, «Green».
In addition to candidates from parties, single-mandate constituencies independent candidates running 23.