Elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

03-09-2021

On September 19, of this year will take place the elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation.

In order to allow Russian citizens in Portugal to take part in voting, the Russian Embassy in Lisbon formed polling station No. 8259 located at Rua Visconde de Santarém, 57. The polling station will be open on September 19, 2021. (Sunday) from 8:00 to 20:00 local time.

In addition, early voting will be organized for Russian citizens living in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, as well as in the North and the South of Portugal:

  • September 5, 2021 in Funchal (Madeira) at Rua das Pretas, 22;
  • 18 September 2021 in Porto, Avenida da Boavista, 1203, 5.º andar, 508;
  • September 18, 2021 in Albufeira, Rua Vitorino Nemésio, Centro Pokrovski.

The time of the early voting is from 10:00 to 18:00.

Russian citizens who have reached 18 years of age by September 19 in 2021, can participate in the elections of deputies to the State Duma upon presentation of an identity document (passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, a regular international passport, a certificate of return to the Russian Federation).

Due to the sanitary and epidemic situation in Portugal, all voting participants are urged to use personal writing tools. Wearing masks indoors is mandatory. 

Detailed information on the procedure for holding elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation can be found on the official portal of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation at https://www.cikrf.ru.