THE MOSCOW CITY DUMA OF THE SIXTH CONVOCATION
HAS STARTED WORKING
The elections to the Moscow City Duma of the Sixth Convocation were held on September 14, 2014. After nearly the ten-year interval the elections were conducted based on the majority system. 258 candidates aspired to 45 deputy mandates.
The Moscow City Duma members include 28 candidates from the Party “UNITED RUSSIA”, 10 self-nomination candidates, 5 deputies from the Communist Party, one candidate from the Parties “Rodina” and LDPR each.
On September 22 the festive ceremony of swearing the oath by the deputies of the Moscow City Duma of the Sixth Convocation was held in the Moscow City Parliament. Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, Chairman of the Moscow City Election Commission Valentin Gorbunov, the representatives of the Government of Moscow, Honored Citizens of the Moscow City and other invited guests took part in this ceremony.
On September 24 at the first meeting of the Moscow City Duma of the Sixth Convocation the Chairman of the Duma and its two deputies were elected, the Duma structure was determined, the Ombudsman for the Human Rights for the Moscow City was nominated, the member to the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation – a representative of the Moscow City Duma was elected.