THE MOSCOW CITY DUMA OF THE SEVENTH CONVOCATION
HAS STARTED WORKING
The elections to the Moscow City Duma of the Seventh Convocation were held on September 8, 2019. The elections were conducted based on the majority system. 225 candidates aspired to 45 deputy mandates.
The Moscow City Duma members include 26 self-nomination candidates, 13 deputies from the Communist Party, 3 candidates from the Parties “YABLOKO” and A JUST RUSSIA each.
On September 17 the festive ceremony of swearing the oath by the deputies of the Moscow City Duma of the Seventh 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 19 at the first meeting of the Moscow City Duma of the Seventh Convocation the Chairman of the Duma and its two deputies were elected, the Duma structure was determined, the member to the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation – a representative of the Moscow City Duma was elected.