National Assembly (Mali)

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National Assembly
Assemblée nationale
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Type
Type
Structure
Seats 160 members
alt=Total 160 *FF FF 00 RPM (61) *FF 00 00 ADEMA (20) *7C FC 00 URD (18) *69 69 69 Independent (16) *00 00 00 empty seats (13) *80 00 80 Fare Anka (5) *00 FF FF CODEM (5) *00 64 00 CNID (4) *8B 00 00 SADI (4) *EE E8 AA Alliance for the Solidarity of Mali (4) *00 00 8B PARENA (3) *FF 14 93 Yelema (2)
Elections
Single-member constituency
Meeting place
Bamako
Website
www.assemblee-nationale.insti.ml
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The unicameral National Assembly of Mali is the country's legislative body.

The current National Assembly, formed following elections held on 14 and 28 July 2002, has a total of 160 members. 147 members are directly elected in single or multi-member constituencies using the Two-Round (or Run-off) system. Malians living abroad are represented by 13 legislators selected in separate polling. All members serve five-year terms.

e • d Summary of the 24 November and 15 December 2013 Malian parliamentary election results
Parties Votes % Seats
1st round
Seats
2nd round
Seats
abroad
Total
seats
Rally for Mali (RPM) 8 53 61
Union for the Republic and Democracy (URD) 6 12 18
Alliance for Democracy in Mali (ADEMA) 2 18 20
Alternative Forces for Renewal and Emergence (Fare Anka) 5 5
Convergence pour le développement du Mali (CODEM) 5 5
National Congress for Democratic Initiative (CNID) 4 4
African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence (SADI) 4 4
Alliance for the Solidarity of Mali 4 4
Party for National Rebirth (PARENA) 3 3
Yelema 2 2
Independents 16 16
Representatives of Malians living abroad
Total (turnout 38.5% in first round, 37% in the second round) 16 131 13 160
Source: Reuters, Reuters, Business Ghana

(Note: Elections were annulled in 8 constituencies due to irregularities)

Controversies[edit]

A 2009 amendments to the Malian Family Code was met by huge demonstrations demanding it not be signed, following which President Toure sent the bill back to the parliament.

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