Senate (Equatorial Guinea)

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Senate

Senado
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Type
Type
History
Founded2012
Leadership
President
Teresa Efua Asangono
since 12 July 2013
Structure
Seats70 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
Website
Official Website of the Senate
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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.

Presidents of the Senate[edit]

Name Took office Left office Notes
Teresa Efua Asangono 12 July 2013 Incumbent [2][3]

Membership[edit]

The Senate has 70 members, of which 55 are elected and 15 are appointed by the President.[4]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Equatorial Guinea Citizens To Elect Members Of Senate, House Of Representatives And Municipalities On Upcoming Elections Archived 2013-06-28 at Archive.today KSFY, 24 May 2013
  2. ^ "IPU PARLINE database: EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Senado), ELECTIONS IN 2013". archive.ipu.org.
  3. ^ "Senado Guinea Ecuatorial". senado-gq.org.
  4. ^ Election Profile IFES