Head of the Republic of Kalmykia

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The Head of Kalmykia is an elected official who serves as the head of state of Kalmykia. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, three people have served as Heads of the Republic.

Chairmen of the Supreme Soviet[edit]

Name Took office Left office
Vladimir Basanov 1990 1992
Ilya Bugdayev 1992 23 April 1993


Name Took office Left office
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov 23 April 1993 24 October 2005

Head of the Republic[edit]

Name Took office Left office
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov 24 October 2005 24 October 2010
Aleksey Orlov 24 October 2010 present

The latest election for the office was held on 14 September 2014

Candidates Party Votes %
Pyotr Vyshkvarok Liberal Democratic Party of Russia 4,064 3.14
Khongor Marilov Greens 3,917 3.02
Nikolay Nurov Communist Party of the Russian Federation 10,702 8.26
Aleksey Orlov United Russia 107,368 82.89