National Assembly (Ecuador)

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Coordinates: 0°12′47″S 78°29′56″W / 0.21306°S 78.49889°W / -0.21306; -78.49889

National Assembly
Asamblea Nacional
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Structure
Seats 137
Asamblea Nacional Ecuador 2017 escaños.svg
Political groups

Government (74)

  •      PAIS (74)

Opposition (63)

Elections
Last election
19 February 2017
Meeting place
Palacio Legislativo
Avenida 6 de Diciembre y Piedrahita
Quito, Pinchincha,
Ecuador
Website
Official website
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
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The National Assembly (Spanish: Asamblea Nacional) is the legislative branch of the government of Ecuador that replaced the National Congress in 2009, under the 2008 Constitution.[1] The current President of the Assembly is Gabriela Rivadeneira, as of May 14, 2013. Within Ecuador, the National Assembly has the power to pass laws, while appointment of judges to the National Court of Justice is done by a separate Judicial Council.[2]

Ecuadorian General Election, 2017[edit]

The most recent elections to the National Assembly were held on February 19, 2017; a majority of the legislature was captured by PAIS with 38% of the vote.

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Party Votes % Seats
National Provincial Abroad Total +/–
PAIS Alliance 40,091,544 39.07 7 63 4 74 –26
Creating Opportunities–SUMA 20,589,460 20.06 3 29 2 34 +22
Social Christian Party 16,319,989 15.90 3 12 0 15 +9
Fuerza Ecuador 4,870,863 4.75 1 0 0 1 New
Democratic Left 3,866,778 3.77 1 3 0 4 +2
Patriotic Society Party 3,017,722 2.94 0 2 0 2 -3
Pachakutik Plurinational Unity Movement – New Country 2,740,043 2.67 0 4 0 4 –1
Partido Político Avanza 2,208,026 2.15 0 0 0 0 –5
Fuerza ¡Compromiso Social! 2,010,565 1.96 0 0 0 0 New
Unidad Popular 1,638,137 1.60 0 0 0 0 New
Partido Adelante Ecuatoriano Adelante 1,354,930 1.32 0 0 0 0 New
Centro Democratico 1,174,467 1.14 0 0 0 0 New
Movimiento Concertación 1,035,089 1.01 0 0 0 0 –1
Socialist Party 885,658 0.86 0 0 0 0 0
Unión Ecuatoriana 814,253 0.79 0 0 0 0 New
Independents and Regionalists 3 0 3 0
Total 102,617,524 100 15 116 6 137 0
Valid votes 8,149,486 77.79
Invalid/blank votes 2,326,745 22.21
Total 10,476,231 100
Registered voters/turnout 12,826,928 81.67
Source: CNE

Eligibility[edit]

According to Article 119 of the 2008 Constitution of Ecuador, candidates to the National Assembly must meet the following requirements: 1) Be an Ecuadorian national. 2) Be at least 18 years of age at the time of registering for one's candidacy 3) Be in possession of political rights [3]

Presidency[edit]

For a list of Presidents see: List of Presidents of the National Assembly of Ecuador.

See also[edit]

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