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The House of Peoples' Representatives (Amharic: የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት, yehizb tewekayoch mekir bet) is the lower chamber of the Ethiopian Federal Parliamentary Assembly, the House of Federation being the upper chamber. Together they comprise the legislature of Ethiopia. The House has 547 members (22 seats are reserved for representatives of minority nationalities and peoples), elected for five-year terms in single-seat constituencies.

House of Peoples' Representatives

የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት
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Type
Type
History
FoundedAugust 1995 (1995-08)
Leadership
Tagesse Chafo
since 18 October 2018
Structure
Seats547
Ethiopian Parliament 2016-2020.svg
Political groups
Government (502)
  ODP: 180 seats
  ADP: 138 seats
  SEPDM: 123 seats
  EPRDF: 23 seats
  TPLF: 38 seats

Others (45)

  ESPDP: 24 seats
  BGPDUF: 9 seats
  ANDP: 8 seats
  GPDM: 3 seats
  Habli: 1 seat
Elections
First-past-the-Post
Last election
24 May 2015
Next election
2020
Meeting place
Ethiopian Parliament Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
9°01′48″N 38°45′45″E / 9.0301235°N 38.7623748°E / 9.0301235; 38.7623748

Contents

2015 electionsEdit

Speakers of the House of Peoples' RepresentativesEdit

The Speaker of the House of Peoples' Representatives is the presiding officer of the house of peoples representatives.

Name Entered office Left office
Dawit Yohannes[1] 1995 2005
Teshome Toga October 10, 2005 October 3, 2010
Abadula Gemeda October 4, 2010 April 19, 2018
Muferiat Kamil[2] April 19, 2018 October 16, 2018
Tagesse Chafo[3] October 18, 2018 Present

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vips. World Parliaments
  2. ^ Official website of the House of Peoples' Representatives
  3. ^ Official website of the House of Peoples' Representatives

External linksEdit