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President: Vladimir Putin · Prime Minister: Dmitry Medvedev (ER) · Governing party: ER
Legislative elections: State Duma, 5-year term, 450 seats, 5% threshold (2011: 7%), parallel voting (FPTP/PR: 225/225 seats; 2011: PR):

Party 2016 2011
Edinaja Rossija (ER)
United Russia
Centrism
Statism 
54,2% 343 49,3% 238
Kommunističeskaja Partija Rossijskoj Federacii (KPRF)
Communist Party of the Russian Federation
Communism
Marxism-Leninism  
13,3% 42 19,2% 92
Liberalno-Demokratičeskaja Partija Rossii (LDPR)
Liberal Democratic Party of Russia
Nationalism
Right-wing populism 
13,1% 39 11,7% 56
Spravedlivaja Rossija (SR)
A Just Russia
Social democracy
Democratic socialism 
6,2% 23 13,2% 64
Vserossijskaja Političeskaja Partija "Rodina" (RODINA)
All-Russian Political Party "Motherland"
Nationalism
   
1,5% 1 - -
Graždanskaja Platforma (GP)
Civic Platform
Liberal conservatism
   
0,2% 1 - -
Independents - 1 - -
Others 11,5% - 6,6% -
Total  - 450 - 450
Turnout 47,8% 60,2%

 © 2016 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Central Election Commission (http://www.cikrf.ru).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1993-2011 ( For full coverage, 1990-present, click here):

1993 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011
ER % - - - 37,6 64,3 49,3
  S. - - - 222 315 238
KPRF % 12,4 22,3 24,3 12,6 11,6 19,2
  S. 65 157 114 52 57 92
LDPR (...) % 22,9 11,2 6,0 11,5 8,1 11,7
  S. 70 51 17 36 40 56
SR (RODINA) % - - - 9,0 7,7 13,2
  S. - - - 37 38 64
JABLOKO % 7,9 6,9 6,0 4,3 1,6 3,4
  S. 33 45 21 4 - -
PD (SPS, ...) % 15,5 3,9 8,6 4,0 1,0 0,6
  S. 96 9 29 3 - -
APR % 8,0 3,8 OVR 3,6 2,3 -
  S. 47 20 (11) 2 - -
DPR % 5,5 - - 0,2 0,1 -
  S. 21 - - - - -
MEDVED % - - 23,2 - - -
  S. - - 73 - - -
OVR % - - 12,1 - - -
  S. - - 66 - - -
ZR % 8,1 4,6 2,0 - - -
  S. 25 3 - - - -
NDR % - 10,1 1,2 - - -
    S. - 55 8 - - -
PRES % 6,7 0,4 - - - -
  S. 27 1 - - - -
Independents % - - - - - -
  S. 30 77 113 68 - -
Others % 13,0 36,8 16,6 17,2 3,3 2,6
  S. 36 32 9 26 - -
Total S. 450 450 450 450 450 450
Turnout % 54,2 64,4 61,7 55,7 63,8 60,2

Abbreviations: ER: United Russia; KPRF: Communist Party of the Russian Federation; LDPR: Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (1999: Bloc Zhirinovsky, BZ); SR: A Just Russia (2003: Motherland-National Patriotic Union, RODINA; 2007: A Just Russia-Motherland, Pensioners, Life, SR); JABLOKO: Russian United Democratic Party "Jabloko" (1993-1999: Jabloko; 2003: Russian Democratic Party "Jabloko"); PD: Right Cause (1993: Russia's Choice, VR; 1995: Democratic Choice of Russia-United Democrats, DVR; 1999-2007: Union of Right Forces, SPS); APR: Agrarian Party of Russia; DPR: Democratic Party of Russia; MEDVED: Interregional Movement Unity; OVR: Fatherland-All Russia; ZR: Womens' Party; NDR: Our House-Russia; PRES: Party of Russian Unity and Harmony. © 2016 Wolfram Nordsieck.