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State Duma

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Historical data on women

Data on women’s right to vote and to stand for election, the date at which the first woman entered parliament, and female Heads of State or Government

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1990
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1918
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Provisional Government ratified the Official Clause about the elections to the constituent Assembly of Russia. The Constitution of 1918, after the Revolution, confirmed the right to vote and to stand for elections.
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1918
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
Provisional Government ratified the Official Clause about the elections to the constituent Assembly of Russia. The Constitution of 1918, after the Revolution, confirmed the right to vote and to stand for elections.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1922