Originally Posted by mer
. . . Voting for Duma in Russia is for parties not for persons. You can find this info on the internet I guess
. . . Where is the source of the above election comments?
Its a proportional representation system, michellej -
You can find further information here (although there appear to have been subsequent amendments): http://www.democracy.ru/english/libr...eng/index.html
(see chapter X); and, more accessibly, here:
and a very thumb-nail sketch here: http://www.russiavotes.org/duma/duma...ral_system.php