House of Representatives (Morocco)

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House of Representatives

مجلس النواب
Agraw imarayen
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Leadership
President of the House of Representatives
Habib El Malki, USFP
Since 16 January 2017[1]
Structure
Seats395
Current Structure of the House of Representatives
Political groups
Government coalition[2] (240)
  •      PJD (125)
  •      RNI (37)
  •      MP (27)
  •      USFP (20)
  •      UC (19)
  •      PPS (12)

Opposition (155)

  •      PAM (102)
  •      PI (46)
  •      MDS (3)
  •      FGD (2)
  •      PUD (1)
  •      PGVM (1)
Elections
Mixed member majoritarian (Single non-transferable vote for 305 seats, 60 seats reserved for women and 30 seats reserved for young people under 40 by proportional representation)
Last election
7 October 2016
Next election
November 2021
Meeting place
Rabat, Morocco
Website
www.chambredesrepresentants.ma/en
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The Moroccan Parliament has two chambers. The House of Representatives (Arabic: مجلس النواب‎, Berber: Agraw imarayen ⴰⴳⵔⴰⵡ ⵉⵎⴰⵔⴰⵢⴻⵏ) has 395 members elected for a five-year term, 315 elected in multi-seat constituencies and 80 in two national lists dedicated to promote gender equality and national youth. The other chamber is the House of Councillors.

Composition after 2016 election[edit]

Party Constituency Nationwide Total
seats
+/–
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Women Youth
Justice and Development Party 1,571,659 27.14 98 1,618,963 27.88 18 9 125 +18
Authenticity and Modernity Party 1,205,444 20.82 81 1,216,552 20.95 14 7 102 +55
Istiqlal Party 621,280 10.73 35 620,041 10.68 7 4 46 –14
National Rally of Independents 558,875 9.65 28 544,118 9.37 6 3 37 –15
Popular Movement 409,085 7.06 20 397,085 6.84 5 2 27 –5
Socialist Union of Popular Forces 367,622 6.35 14 359,600 6.19 4 2 20 –19
Party of Progress and Socialism 279,226 4.82 7 273,800 4.72 3 2 12 –6
Constitutional Union 268,813 4.64 15 263,720 4.54 3 1 19 –4
Federation of the Democratic Left 139,793 2.41 2 164,575 2.83 0 0 2 New
Democratic and Social Movement 74,472 1.29 3 77,630 1.34 0 0 3 +1
Covenant and Restoration Alliance 49,040 0.85 0 51,906 0.89 0 0 0 New
Front of Democratic Forces 51,945 0.90 0 49,360 0.85 0 0 0 –1
Environment and Sustainable Development Party 35,645 0.62 0 35,167 0.61 0 0 0 –2
Union and Democracy Party 20,240 0.35 1 23,574 0.41 0 0 1 0
New Democratic Party 17,003 0.29 0 19,284 0.33 0 0 0 New
Party of Renaissance and Virtue 15,522 0.27 0 14,955 0.26 0 0 0 0
Party of Liberty and Social Justice 10,811 0.19 0 14,735 0.25 0 0 0 –1
Democratic Independence Party 13,097 0.23 0 13,418 0.23 0 0 0 0
Renaissance Party 11,194 0.19 0 12,710 0.22 0 0 0 New
Party of Hope 7,747 0.13 0 9,117 0.16 0 0 0 0
Labour Party 2,910 0.05 0 7,228 0.12 0 0 0 –4
Social Centre Party 6,156 0.11 0 6,977 0.12 0 0 0 0
Moroccan Union for Democracy 5,266 0.09 0 6,379 0.11 0 0 0 0
Democratic Society Party 3,046 0.05 0 5,110 0.09 0 0 0 0
Reform and Development Party 16,501 0.28 0 0 0
Green Left Party 13,389 0.23 1 1 0
National Democratic Party 5,115 0.09 0 0 0
Independents 9,656 0.17 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 5,790,552 100 305 5,806,004 100 60 30 395 0
Registered voters/turnout 15,702,592 15,702,592
Source: CEC (Votes) Le Matin (Total seats, Women's seats)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "16/01/2017: Habib El Malki elected President of the House of Representatives, on Monday 16 January 2017". Chambredesrepresentants.ma. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  2. ^ Igrouane, Youssef (27 March 2017). "Morocco's New Government Coalition Includes 30 Ministers". Morocco World News. Retrieved 1 April 2017.

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