Moscow City Duma
|Moscow City Duma
Московская городская дума
|Chairman||Vladimir Mikhailovich Platonov, United Russia|
|Political groups||United Russia (32)
Communist Party of the Russian Federation (3)
|Last election||11 October 2009|
The Moscow City Duma (Russian: Московская городская дума) is the Russian regional parliament in Moscow, the unicameral City Duma (city council, a local parliament) of the Russian capital city of Moscow. As Moscow is one of two federal cities, the city duma's legislation can only be overridden by the mayor and the federal government.
It includes 35 members who are elected for a four year term in a Mixed-member proportional representation: 18 are elected on a proportional party list basis and 17 on Single-mandate constituency basis.
From 1993 to 2001 was elected by single-member districts. From 2005 to 2009, 20 deputies were elected on party lists, and 15 - in single-seat constituencies. Since 2009 18 deputies are elected on party lists, and 17 - in single-seat constituencies.
- 12 December 1993
- 4 December 2005
- 11 October 2009
The original municipal legislature was established in 1785.