National Assembly (Republic of the Congo)

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National Assembly

Assemblée Nationale
Coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo.svg
Type
Type
Lower house of the Parliament
History
Founded1958; 63 years ago (1958)
Leadership
Isidore Mvouba, Party of Labour
since 19 August 2017[1]
Structure
Seats151 members
National Assembly (Republic of the Congo) diagram.svg
Political groups
  • Government (97)
  •   Labour (90)
  •   MAR (4)
  •   RDPS (3)
  • Opposition (13)
  •   Union for Social Democracy (8)
  •   DRD (3)
  •   UMP (2)
  • Others (32)
  •   Minor parties[a] (13)
  •   Independents (19)
  • Vacant (9)
  •   Vacant (9)
Length of term
5 years
Elections
Single-member constituency
Last election
16–30 July 2017
Meeting place
Brazzaville
Website
www.assemblee-nationale.cg
Constitution
Constitution of the Republic of the Congo

The National Assembly (French: Assemblée Nationale) is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of the Republic of the Congo. It has 151 members, elected for five-year terms in single-seat constituencies.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Political parties with only one seat

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Congo". Parline: the IPU’s Open Data Platform. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 20 July 2020.