Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia

The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has 14 non-partisan members: ten members elected for a two-year term in ten single-seat constituencies and four members elected for a four-year term, one from each state at-large.

Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia
22nd Congress
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Type
Type
History
Founded1979
Leadership
Speaker
Wesley Simina, Ind.
since 11 May 2015
Vice-Speaker
Structure
Seats14 senators
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Political groups
Independents (14)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
5 March 2019
Meeting place
Palikir
Website
www.cfsm.gov.fm

Speakers of the CongressEdit

The Speaker of the Congress is elected for a term of two years.

Name Took office Left office Notes
Bethwel Henry 10 May 1979 May 1987 [1]
Jack Fritz May 1987 May 2003 [2]
Peter M. Christian 12 May 2003 11 May 2007
Isaac V. Figir 11 May 2007 11 May 2013 [3]
Dohsis Halbert 11 May 2013 11 May 2015 [3]
Wesley Simina 11 May 2015 Incumbent [4]

MembersEdit

Members after the FSM General Election of March 3, 2015.[5]

State District Member Places represented Notes
Chuuk
Senator (At-Large) Wesley W. Simina Chuuk
One Florencio Singkoro Harper Mortlock Islands
Two Victor (Vicky) Gouland Northern Namoneas
Three Perpetua S. Konman Southern Namoneas
Four Tiwiter Aritos Faichuuk Region
Five Robson U. Romolow Halls and Northwestern Islands
Kosrae
Senator (At-Large) Aren B. Palik Kosrae
One Paliknoa K. Welly Kosrae
Yap
Senator (At-Large) Joseph J. Urusemal Yap
One Isaac V. Figir Yap
Pohnpei
Senator (At-Large) Peter M. Christian Pohnpei
One Ferny S. Perman Sokehs, Kolonia, Sapwuahfik, Nukuoro and Kapingamarangi
Two Dion G. Neth Madolenihmw and Kitti
Three Esmond B. Moses U, Nett, Mwoakilloa and Pingelap

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Micronesia Country Study Guide. 2009-03-20. ISBN 9781438732688.
  2. ^ http://shark.comfsm.fm/library/digitallibrary/V10N71989.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ a b "Halbert new speaker of FSMs' Eighteenth Congress". fsmcongress.fm. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.cfsm.fm/index.php/public-info/112-members/biography/154-wesley-w-simina[dead link]
  5. ^ "Senators elected for FSM Congress". kpress.info. Retrieved 20 April 2015.

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