Assembly of the Union of the Comoros
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The unicameral Assembly of the Union of the Comoros is the country's legislative body.
The current Assembly of the Union, formed following elections held on 18 and 25 April 2004, has a total of 33 members. 18 member are directly elected in single member constituencies using the two-round (or run-off) system. The local assemblies on each of the three islands indirectly elect the remaining 15 members. All members serve five-year terms.
|Camp of the Autonomous Islands (Camp des Îles Autonomes)||.||12|
|Convention for the Renewal of the Comoros (Convention pour le Renouveau des Comores, CRC, Azali Assoumani)||.||6|
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Note: The Camp of the Autonomous Islands is not a formal political party, but a coalition of opposition groups organized by the three island presidents and opposed to union president Azali Assoumani.
Djoueria Abdallah is the only woman to hold a seat in the Assembly.
- Assemblies of the Autonomous Islands of the Comoros
- Legislative Branch
- History of Comoros
- List of national legislatures
- Politics of the Comoros
- "Official website of the Assembly of the Union of the Comoros" (in French). Retrieved 2008-04-16.
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