| Ella Pamfilova, Chairman|
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation (Russian: Центральная избирательная комиссия Российской Федерации (Центризбирком)) is the superior power body responsible for conducting federal elections and overseeing local elections in the Russian Federation founded in September 1993. It consists of 15 members. The President of Russia, State Duma and Federation Council of Russia each appoint five members. In turn, these members elect the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Secretary. The Commission is in power for a four-year term.
On January 30, 2007, amendments to the Russian election legislation, which would allow people without higher education in law to become members of the Central Election Commission (), were passed by the President of Russia.
Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Wikipedia
The CEC of Russia is a member of the Association of Central and Eastern European Election Officials.
The composition of the Central Election Commission, as of March 2017.