Parliament of Kazakhstan
|Parliament of Kazakhstan|
|Seats||154 members (107 and 47)|
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The Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасының Парламенті) is the bicameral legislature of Kazakhstan, according to the 1995 Constitution of Kazakhstan. The lower house is the Majilis, with 107 seats, elected to four 5 terms.
The upper house is the Senate, which has 47 members.
As of January 2007, 10% of the parliament's representatives are women and 19% of local and city council officials are women.
Its predecessor was the Supreme Soviet.
About 250 observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization were present for the voting. Four women were among the 80 candidates vying for the 16 open Senate seats. The results to be announced on October 7, 2014.
- List of Chairmen of the Supreme Soviet of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic
- Politics of Kazakhstan
- List of legislatures by country
- Kazakhstan: Presidential adviser spells out advances by women RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
- "Kazakhstan holds Senate elections "without incident"". Fox News Latino.
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