Russian Federation

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
19.09.2021
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
30.09.2026
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
450
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Results

Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
8
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
72.44%
Alternation of power after elections The results of the elections caused a change in the government. "Not applicable" to countries using the presidential system when parliamentary and presidential elections are held separately, to countries in political transition or where there is no party system.
No
Note on the alternation of power
Presidential system.
Number of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
1
Names of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
United Russia
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
United Russia 326
Communist Party (KPRF) 57
A Just Russia 28
Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) 23
New People 15
Independents 1
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
377
Number of women elected
73
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
16.22%
Other notes
Note on the number of parties winning seats:
In addition to the five parties listed under “Parties or coalitions winning seats”, there were three other parties that took one seat each: the Party of Growth, the Civic Platform and the Rodina (Motherland). There were thus eight parties in all.

Note on Parties or coalitions winning seats:
- The “Parties or coalitions winning seats” table above refers to the composition of the State Duma as at 13 October 2021.
- Initially, one candidate each from three other parties – the Party of Growth, the Civic Platform and the Rodina (Motherland) – and five independent candidates were elected. The candidate-elect from the Party of Growth did not join any parliamentary group and was sworn in as an independent. The candidates-elect from the Civic Platform and the Motherland joined the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), giving it 23 seats (up from 21).
- Two independent candidates joined United Russia, giving it 326 seats (up from 324). One independent candidate joined A Just Russia, giving it 28 seats (up from 27). Two others joined the New People, giving it 15 (up from 13).
Sources
State Duma (12.10.2021, 13.10.2021)
http://en.kremlin.ru/acts/news
Women Directly Elected
73

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
377
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
73
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
12.10.2021
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Vyacheslav Volodin (Male)
Political party
United Russia
Date of election
12.10.2021