Senate (Equatorial Guinea)

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Senate
Senado
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Type
Type
Structure
Seats 70 members (55 elected, 15 appointed)
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Political groups

Government (69)[note 1]

Opposition (1)

Elections
Party-list proportional representation
Meeting place
Malabo
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The Senate is the upper house of the Parliament of Equatorial Guinea.

History[edit]

The Senate was established following constitutional reforms approved in a referendum in 2011 and enacted in February 2012.[1] The first elections were held in May 2013.

Membership[edit]

The Senate has 70 members, of which 55 are elected and 15 are appointed by the President.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes 15 unelected representatives appointed by the president.

References[edit]