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National People's Assembly (Guinea-Bissau)

The unicameral National People's Assembly (Portuguese: Assembleia Nacional Popular) is Guinea-Bissau's legislative body.

National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau

Assembleia Nacional Popular da Guiné-Bissau
Emblem of Guinea-Bissau.svg
Type
Type
History
Founded1973
Leadership
Cipriano Cassamá
since 16 June 2014
Structure
Seats100 members
Seats in the National People's Assembly of the Guinea-Bissau 2014.svg
Political groups
  •      PAIGC (57)
  •      PRS (41)
  •      PND (1)
  •      PCD (2)
  •      UM (1)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Party-list proportional representation
Last election
April-May 2014
Meeting place
Assembleia Nacional da Guiné-Bissau.jpg
Palácio Colinas de Boé, Bissau
Website
www.anpguinebissau.org

The current National People's Assembly, formed following elections held on 28 March 2004, has a total of 102 seats. 100 members are elected through a system of party-list proportional representation. The remaining two seats are reserved for Guinea-Bissau citizens living overseas, but they were not filled in the most recent election. Members serve four-year terms.

Previous National People's Assembly election resultsEdit

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