Regional electoral committees as a direct democracy institution
This paper offers an analysis of the statutory framework that defines and provides the procedures used to organize and conduct elections. The issues of legal regulation and performance of regional electoral committees are scrutinized. We outline the brief history of and peculiar issues associated with the establishment and evolution of the Central Electoral Committee of the Chechen Republic. A series of measures aimed at eliminating the problems and obstacles hindering the implementation of elective principles are proposed.
Keywords: constitution, parliament, elections, referendum, political party, suffrage, legislation, principle public officer