National People's Assembly (Guinea-Bissau)

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National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau

Assembleia Nacional Popular da Guiné-Bissau
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Cipriano Cassamá
since 16 June 2014
Seats100 members
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Political groups
  •      PAIGC (57)
  •      PRS (41)
  •      PND (1)
  •      PCD (2)
  •      UM (1)
Length of term
4 years
Party-list proportional representation
Last election
April-May 2014
Meeting place
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Palácio Colinas de Boé, Bissau
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The unicameral National People's Assembly (Portuguese: Assembleia Nacional Popular) is Guinea-Bissau's legislative body.

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 results[edit]

Political Party Election Year
1994 1999
African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) 62 24
Party for Social Renewal (PRS) 12 38
Resistance of Guinea-Bissau-Bafatá Movement (RGB-MB) 19 29
Union for Change (UM) 06 03
Front for the Liberation and Independence of Guinea (FLING) 01 -
Democratic Alliance (AD) - 03
Social Democratic Party (PSD) - 03
Democratic Social Front (FDS) - 01
National Union for Democracy and Progress (UNDP) - 01
Total 100 102

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Coordinates: 11°51′30″N 15°35′27″W / 11.8584°N 15.5908°W / 11.8584; -15.5908