On July 3, the State Duma in the second and third, final, readings adopted a bill that transfers the elections to the lower house of parliament from December 2016 to September.
339 parliamentarians voted in favor of the bill, 102 were against. Recall that in the first reading the bill prepared by the leaders of the three Duma factions together with Speaker Sergei Naryshkin was passed on June 19. Only the Communist Party faction criticized the amendments.
The bill on the postponement of the elections assumes that the deputies of the current convocation will receive monetary compensation in connection with the fact that their powers will be terminated early. However, until December 4, deputies will continue to pay their salaries. Also during this period (from September to December) their immunity will be valid.

The State Duma adopted a bill on the postponement of parliamentary elections in SeptemberThe State Duma adopted a bill on the postponement of parliamentary elections in September
The editors of uznayvse.ru want to add that the Communist Party faction proposed to postpone the elections on the first Sunday of November.According to the communists, the postponement of the elections to September will lead to the fact that the election campaign will take place during the holidays. At the same time, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation recognized the postponement of the elections to be lawful under certain conditions.

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