Article name Development of the Regional Electoral Process in Russia (on the Example of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia))
Authors Petrov Y.D. Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor, History, Social Studies and Political Science Department,
Grigoriev N. . Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor, Political Science Faculty Department, Faculty of History,
Bibliographic description Petrov Yu. D., Grigoriev N. A. Development of the Regional Electoral Process in Russia (Using the Example of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)) // Transbaikal State University Journal. 2024. Vol. 30, No. 2. P. 153–161. DOI: 10.2109/2227-9245-2024-30-2-153-161.
Category Politology
DOI 323
DOI 10.2109/2227-9245-2024-30-2-153-161
Article type Original article
Annotation In this article, the authors conducted a study of the regional electoral process development in the Russian Federation using the example of regional elections in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in 2018 and 2023, and specifically the elections of the Head of the subject and the Legislative Assembly of People’s Deputies (Il Tumen). The purpose of the work is to analyze the dynamics, factors of the results and process of elections in the region. The article used an institutional approach, in which the object of research is regional authorities – the Institute of Heads of Subjects of the Russian Federation, as well as regional parliaments (legislatures, assemblies). The following tasks are identified: to study the process of the Russian electoral system evolution at the federal and regional levels; determine the influence of federalism factors on the relations development between the federal center and regions; determine the main theoretical foundations for studying the regional electoral process, as well as the degree of competition in elections; study the results of regional elections in 2018 and 2023. The object of the study is the regional electoral process in Russia, the subject of the study is the regional elections of the Head of the subject and the Legislative Assembly of People’s Deputies of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Within the framework of this article, the authors have come to the following conclusions and results: since 2012, after the return of the practice of direct elections of Heads of subjects and the return of the proportional electoral system, the development of a new electoral cycle begins in the regions; after the centralization of federal relations in the 2000s. the party composition of regional parliaments has become similar to the composition of the federal parliament of the State Duma, consisting of 4–5 parties. According to the results of the last two regional elections in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the current governor A. Nikolaev has won, and in the elections in Il Tumen the leading position has been occupied by the United Russia party.
Key words elections, electoral system, parties, regions, federation, federalism, heads of constituent entities, Legislative Assemblies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, regional parliaments, regional electoral process, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
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