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Putin Votes at Moscow City Duma Election


7Dnews London

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 10:36 GMT

In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin went to a polling station in the Russian Academy of Sciences to cast his vote at the election to the Moscow City Duma, on Sunday, September 8th.

As reported by the Russian news agency TASS, Putin traditionally votes at this central polling station, number 2151. Putin has cast his vote there at the last five presidential elections. 

On Sunday September 8th, in a single voting day, Russian citizens elect heads of federal subjects and members of legislatures, city mayors and members of city councils, as well as representative bodies, and municipalities. In addition by-elections to the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, are also held.

Moscow citizens will cast their votes for members of the Moscow City Duma. The elections to the city parliament are held in 45 single-seat constituencies, and three of them will have online voting. Some 7.3 million voters are eligible to vote in Moscow.