State Duma members as part of the OSCE PA delegation monitor the mid-term elections to the US Congress

Midterm elections to the Congress are taking place in the US. Among the observers of the OSCE PA, there are two State Duma members, Artem Turov and Aleksei Kornienko. They are observing elections in Washington and Maryland

Member of the Committee on Issues of the Commonwealth of Independent States and Contacts with Fellow Countryman Artem Turov Turov Artem Victorovich Turov
Artem Victorovich
(United Russia) and member of the Committee on Regional Policy and Problems of the North and Far East Aleksei Kornienko Kornienko Alexey Victorovich Kornienko
Alexey Victorovich
(CPRF) are members of the OSCE PA delegation that oversees the elections. In total, the delegation consists of more than 70 parliamentarians from 25 countries. State Duma members visit polling stations in Washington and the state of Maryland.

Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutskiy Slutsky Leonid Eduardovich Slutsky
Leonid Eduardovich
said perhaps the election to the US Congress will be the moment of truth after which Russian-American relations will begin to recover.”

He wished the foreign partners just and fair elections, ”without any fictions or anti-Russian insinuations.“

At the mid-term elections, members of the US Congress and local governments will be elected.