11th National People's Congress
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The 11th National People's Congress met for a 5-year term, from 2008 to 2013. It held five annual two week sessions during in this period. There were 2,987 deputies elected to the 11th Congress in 2008, with 2972 in office at the end of the term (2012).
The 1st plenary session
The first session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 18, 2008. It re-elected Hu Jintao as President and Wen Jiabao as Premier. Xi Jinping was elected Vice-President. The State Council, China's cabinet, went through major restructuring.
The 2nd plenary session
The second session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 13, 2009. This congress tackled issues such as the worsening global financial crisis, attempted to introduce a new social welfare system, as well as checks and balances on public officials.
The 3rd plenary session
The third session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 14, 2010.
The 4th plenary session
The fourth session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 14, 2011.
The 5th plenary session
The fifth and final session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 14, 2012.
|NPCSC Chairman Election||NPCSC Secretary-general Election|
|Wu Bangguo||2,948||9||9||Li Jianguo||2,932||25||8|
|Presidential Election||Vice-Presidential Election|
|Hu Jintao||2,956||3||5||Xi Jinping||2,919||28||17|
|CMC Chairmanship Election||Premiership Nomination|
|Hu Jintao||2,959||4||4||Wen Jiabao||2,926||21||12|
|Supreme Court President Election||Procurator-general Election|
|Wang Shengjun||2,885||36||44||Cao Jianming||2,933||16||17|
- All state leaders were elected from one name ballots.
- Notice 44 of the NPC Standing Committee. This notice removed Bo Xilai from office. In addition, four more deaths or resignations were announced on Feb. 27, 2013, the same day that the election of the 12th Congress was announced.
- List of the Sessions for the 1st-11th National People's Congresses (in Chinese)
- (Chinese) Official website of the NPC