House of Representatives

Golaha Wakiilada
Type
Type
History
Founded1991[1]
Leadership
Speaker
Bashe Mohamed Farah
since August 6, 2017
Structure
Seats82 members
Political groups
  UDUB (33)

  KULMIYE (28)

  UCID (21)
Length of term
5 years
Elections
Last election
2005
Next election
2021
Meeting place
Hargeisa
Website
somalilandparliament.net
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The House of Representatives (Somali: Golaha Wakiilada) is the lower house of the Parliament of Somaliland, with the House of Elders being the upper house.

Electoral system

Results of the Somaliland Parliamentary Election of 29 September 2005 were as follows:

No Region Ucid Kulmiye UDUB Grand Total
1 Sahil 4 2 4 10
2 Awdal 3 3 7 13
3 Sanaag 2 5 5 12
4 Togdheer 4 6 5 15
5 Sool 2 4 6 12
6 Maroodi Jeex 6 8 6 20
21 28 33 82

Subcommittees

List of Parliaments

Overview

The interim House of Representatives was formed in 1991, and driven by Somali National Movement.[1] Somaliland National Charter of 1993 established bicameral legislature.[4] The current House of Representatives was formed following parliamentary elections held on 29 September 2005. It has a total of 82 members. The latter include the Speaker of the House, Bashe Mohamed Farah.[5] MPs are elected in six multi-member constituencies, using the party-list proportional representation system for a five-year term.

Speakers

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "History". January 8, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Former Speaker of Somaliland's House of Representatives, Ambassador Qaybe Dies | Somalidiasporanews.com".
  3. ^ a b c "Somaliland Parliament picks Bashe Mohamed a new Speaker". Garowe Online.
  4. ^ "Somaliland International Democratization Support Strategy".
  5. ^ "Bashe Mohamed Farah elected Speaker of Somaliland's House of Representatives". The National Somaliland. Archived from the original on 7 November 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2017.