Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)

restrictions of an electoral rights

Constitutional Regulation of Restriction of Electoral Rights of Citizens of the Russian Federation

Introduction. Elections are one of the basic values of democracy; they provide citizens with the opportunity to participate in the administration of state affairs. Theoretical analysis. The Constitution of Russia of 1993 in article 32 enshrines the electoral rights of Russian citizens – the right to elect (active suffrage) and the right to be elected (passive electoral right) to state and local government bodies. In the same article, the Constitution of the Russian Federation establishes restrictions on the electoral rights of Russian citizens.