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National Assembly (Guinea)

 

National Assembly (Guinea)

National Assembly
Assemblée nationale
Type
Type
Structure
Seats 114 members
Political groups

Governing Party

  •   Party of Unity and Progress: 85 seats

Opposition Parties

  •   Union for Progress and Renewal : 20 seats
  •   Union for the Progress of Guinea: 3 seats
  •   Democratic Party of Guinea-African Democratic Rally: 3 seats
  •   National Alliance for Progress: 2 seats
  •   Party of the Union for Development : 1 seats
Elections
Last election
28 September 2013
Meeting place
Conakry
Website
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The unicameral National Assembly is Guinea's legislative body.

Organisation

Elections were held on 28 September 2013.[1] The National Assembly that was formed following the 28 September 2013 parliamentary election had a total of 114 members.[1] Claude Kory Kondiano has been President of the National Assembly since January 2014.[2]

76 members were directly elected through a system of proportional representation using national party-lists, while 38 members were elected in single member constituencies using the simple majority (or First-past-the-post) system. Members serve five-year terms.

 Summary of the 30 June 2002 National Assembly of Guinea election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Party of Unity and Progress (Parti de l'Unité et du Progrès) 1,947,318 61.5 85
Union for Progress and Renewal (Union pour le Progrès et le Renouveau) 842,270 21.7 20
Union for the Progress of Guinea (Union pour le Progrès de la Guinée) 130,065 4.1 3
Democratic Party of Guinea-African Democratic Rally (Parti Démocratique de Guinée-Rassemblement Démocratique Africain) 107,666 3.4 3
National Alliance for Progress (Alliance Nationale pour le Progrès) 62,780 2.0 2
Party of the Union for Development (Parti de l’Union pour le Développement) 20,823 0.7 1
Total (turnout 71.6%) 3,162,855   114
Source: Democraf. The elections were boycotted by the Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen.

Twenty-two women occupied seats in the National Assembly following the 2002 election.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Guinea's ruling party falls short of majority in legislative vote, Reuters, 19 October 2013, retrieved 26 October 2013 
  2. ^ "Guinée: Claude Kory Kondiano, nouveau président du Parlement", Radio France Internationale, 13 January 2014 (French).
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