Assembly of the Republic (Mozambique)

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Assembly of the Republic
Assembleia da República
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type Unicameral
Leadership
Speaker of the Assembly Macamo Veronica Nataniel, FRELIMO
Since 12 January 2010
Structure
Seats 250
Mozambique Assembly chart.svg
Political groups
Elections
Voting system Party-list proportional representation
D'Hondt method
Last election 28 October 2009
Meeting place
Maputo, Mozambique
Website
www.parlamento.org.mz
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The unicameral Assembly of the Republic (Portuguese: Assembleia da República) is the legislative body of Mozambique.

The first President of the National Assembly of the People's Republic of Mozambique was President Samora Moises Machel.
The current equivalent is FRELIMO politician Eduardo Joaquim Mulémbwè as President of the Assembly of the Republic and the Secretary General is Carlos Manuel.
The current parliament has 250 members who are directly elected through a system of party-list proportional representation and serve five-year terms. Parties must receive at least five percent of the vote nationally to gain parliamentary representation. Currently only three parties are represented in the parliament, FRELIMO, RENAMO and the Democratic Movement of Mozambique.

2009 parliamentary election results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 28 October 2009 Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique election results
Parties Votes % Seats +/–
Liberation Front of Mozambique (Frente de Libertação de Moçambique, FRELIMO) 2,907,335 74.66 191 +31
Mozambican National Resistance (Resistência Nacional Moçambicana, RENAMO) 688,782 17.68 51 –39
Democratic Movement of Mozambique (Movimento Democrático de Moçambique, MDM) 152,836 3.93 8 +8
Others 3.73 0 ±0
Total (turnout 44.4 %) 100.00 250 ±0
Source: AIM - Mozambique News Agency


Constituency-wise results[edit]

The numbers of the deputies of the FRELIMO, RENAMO and MDM elected from each constituency on 28 October, 2009 are as follows:

Party Niassa Cabo Delgado Nampula Zambezia Tete Manica Sofala Inhambane Gaza Maputo Province Maputo City Africa Rest of the world Total
FRELIMO 12 19 32 26 18 12 10 15 16 15 14 1 1 191
RENAMO 2 3 13 19 2 4 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 51
MDM 0 - - - - - 5 0 - - 3 - - 8

Previous parliamentary election results[edit]

Political Party Election Year
1994 1999 2004 2009
Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) 129 133 160 191
Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO) 112 - - 51
Mozambican National Resistance-Electoral Union (RENAMO-UE) - 117 90 -
Democratic Union (UD) 09 - - 08
Total 250 250 250 250

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