THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Political and legal factors affecting the transformation in the composition of the regional legislatures in the 2000s (the case of the regions in South-Western Siberia)

2013. №1, pp. 53-62

Shashkova Yaroslava Yu. - D.Sc. (Political Science), Professor, Altai State University, 61 Lenin ave., Barnaul, 656049, Russia,

The impact of the transformation of political regime, political processes and federal and regional laws on political parties and elections, on the political composition and members and the structure of the legislative assemblies in Novosibirsk, Kemerovo and Altai Regions are discussed.

Key words: the subjects of the Russian Federation,legislative (representative) power,political parties,electoral process