Chamber of Deputies (Equatorial Guinea)

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Chamer of Deputies
Cámara de los Diputados
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Seats 100 members
Party-list proportional representation
Meeting place
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The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de los Diputados) is the lower house of the Parliament of Equatorial Guinea.

Although vested with considerable powers under the country's constitution, the Chamber has been dominated by the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea since its establishment, and there is virtually no opposition to executive decisions. Indeed, there have never been more than eight opposition legislators in the body.

Prior to 2013, the Chamber was a unicameral legislature and was named the Chamber of People's Representatives.

Electoral system[edit]

The 100 members of the Chamber are elected by closed-list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies.[1] Members serve five-year terms.

Last elections[edit]

e • d Summary of the 4 May 2008 Equatorial Guinean Chamber of People's Representatives election results
Parties Seats
Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (Partido Democrático de Guinea Ecuatorial) 99
Democratic Opposition in alliance with PDGE
Convergence for Social Democracy (Convergencia para la Democracia Social) 1
Total (turnout %) 100

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