Electoral Justice Database

Russian Federation

Russian Federation

2014
Challenges to election results
Challenges related to political party and candidate nomination and registration
Challenges related to campaign financing
Election-related criminal offences

Legislative

Question Value
First instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Who may file a complaint?
Filing fee/deposit amount (in local currency)
Maximum complaint time since occurrence or discovery
Possibility to appeal
What remedies are available in the first instance?
Last instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit in the last instance?
Filing/deposit fee amount (local currency) in the last instance
Requirement to hold a hearing in the last instance
Maximum adjudication time for the full EDR process (days)
Maximum complaint time since announcement of election results
Requirement to issue reasoned decision in the last instance
Requirement to hold a hearing
What remedies are available in the last instance?
Requirement to issue reasoned decision
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?
Number of levels of adjudication

Presidential

Question Value
Who may file a complaint?
First instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?
Filing fee/deposit amout (in local currency)
Maximum complaint time since occurrence or discovery
Maximum complaint time since announcement of election results
Requirement to hold a hearing
Requirement to issue reasoned decision
Possibility to appeal
What remedies are available in the first instance?
Last instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit in the last instance?
Filing/deposit fee amount (local currency) in the last instance
Requirement to hold a hearing in the last instance
Requirement to issue reasoned decision in the last instance
What remedies are available in the last instance?
Number of levels of adjudication
Maximum adjudication time for the full EDR process (days)

Legislative

Question Value
Who may file a complaint?
First instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?
Filing fee/deposit amout (in local currency)
Maximum complaint time since occurrence or discovery
Maximum complaint time since announcement of election results
Requirement to hold a hearing
Requirement to issue reasoned decision
Possibility to appeal
What remedies are available in the first instance?
Last instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit in the last instance?
Filing/deposit fee amount (local currency) in the last instance
Requirement to hold a hearing in the last instance
Requirement to issue reasoned decision in the last instance
What remedies are available in the last instance?
Number of levels of adjudication
Maximum adjudication time for the full EDR process (days)

Presidential

Question Value
Who may file a complaint?
First instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?
Filing fee/deposit amout (in local currency)
Maximum complaint time since occurrence or discovery
Maximum complaint time since announcement of election results
Requirement to hold a hearing
Requirement to issue reasoned decision
Possibility to appeal
What remedies are available in the first instance?
Last instance body dealing with electoral disputes
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit in the last instance?
Filing/deposit fee amount (local currency) in the last instance
Requirement to hold a hearing in the last instance
Requirement to issue reasoned decision in the last instance
What remedies are available in the last instance?
Number of levels of adjudication
Maximum adjudication time for the full EDR process (days)

Legislative

Question Value
What institution(s) has the power to impose non-criminal sanctions for campaign finance infractions?
What types of sanctions can be imposed for campaign finance infractions?
Can the imposed sanctions be appealed?
Yes
If appeal is possible, what is the competent body to hear the appeal?
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?
Filing fee/deposit amount (in local currency)
What is the maximum time to submit an appeal since imposition of sanctions?
Requirement to hold a hearing
Requirement to issue reasoned decision
Yes
Possibility to further appeal
No
What remedies are available?

Presidential

Question Value
What institution(s) has the power to impose non-criminal sanctions for campaign finance infractions?
What types of sanctions can be imposed for campaign finance infractions?
Can the imposed sanctions be appealed?
No
If appeal is possible, what is the competent body to hear the appeal?
Is there a legally mandated filing fee and/or deposit?
Filing fee/deposit amount (in local currency)
What is the maximum time to submit an appeal since imposition of sanctions?
Requirement to hold a hearing
Requirement to issue reasoned decision
Possibility to further appeal
What remedies are available in the first instance?
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