House of Nationalities

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House of Nationalities
အမျိုးသားလွှတ်တော်
Amyotha Hluttaw
1st Amyotha Hluttaw
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Type
Type
History
Founded 31 January 2011 (2011-01-31)
Leadership
Speaker
Khin Aung MyintUSDP
since 31 January 2011
Deputy Speaker
Mya NyeinUSDP
since 31 January 2011
Structure
Seats 224 MPs
Amyotha Hluttaw political groups

     Union Solidarity and Development Party (124)
     Military (56)
     Rakhine Nationalities Development Party (7)
     National Unity Party (5)
     National League for Democracy (4)
     National Democratic Force (4)
     Chin Progressive Party (4)
     Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (4)
     All Mon Region Democracy Party (3)
     Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party (3)
     Chin National Party (2)
     Wa Democratic Party (1)

     Other parties (7)
Elections
Amyotha Hluttaw last election
7 November 2010
Meeting place
Hluttaw Complex, Naypyidaw
Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Complex, Naypyidaw
Website
www.amyothahluttaw.gov.mm
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The House of Nationalities (Burmese: အမျိုးသားလွှတ်တော်, IPA: [ʔəmjóðá l̥ʊʔtɔ̀] Amyotha Hluttaw) is the upper house of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, the bicameral legislature of Burma (Myanmar). It consists of 224 member of which 168 are directly elected and 56 appointed by the Myanmar Armed Forces. The last elections to the Amyotha Hluttaw were held in November 2010.[1] At its first meeting on 31 January 2011, Khin Aung Myint was elected Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw and Chairman of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw as a whole.[2]

Members of the Amyotha Hluttaw[edit]

Amyotha Hluttaw elections, 2010
Party Seats Net Gain/Loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  USDP 129 57.59
  Appointed 56 +56 25.00 - - +56
  RNDP 7 3.13
  NUP 5 2.23
  NDF 4 1.78
  CPP 4 1.78
  SNDP 3 1.34
  ARDP 3 1.34
  PSDP 3 1.34
  CNP 2 0.89
  WDP 1 0.45
  Others 7 3.13
Total 224 100 100


After Burma by-election 2012[edit]

Amyotha Hluttaw by-election, 2012
Party Seats Net Gain/Loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  USDP 124 -5 55.37
  Appointed 56 25.00 - -
  RNDP 7 3.13
  NUP 5 2.23
  NLD 4 +4 1.78
  NDF 4 1.78
  CPP 4 1.78
  SNDP 4 +1 1.78
  ARDP 3 1.34
  PSDP 3 1.34
  CNP 2 0.89
  WDP 1 0.45
  Others 7 3.13
Total 224 100 100


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