Kayin State Hluttaw

ကရင်ပြည်နယ်လွှတ်တော်
2nd Kayin State Hluttaw
Type
Type
History
Founded8 February 2016
Leadership
Speaker
Saw Chit Khin, NLD
since 8 February 2016
Deputy Speaker
Nang Thuzar Khin, NLD
since 8 February 2016
Structure
Seats23
17 elected MPs
6 military appointees
Kayin State Hluttaw (2015)
Political groups
  National League for Democracy (13)*

  Military (6)
  Union Solidarity and Development Party (3)

  Kayin People's Party (1)
Elections
Last election
8 November 2015
Meeting place
Kayin State Hluttaw Building.jpg
State Hluttaw Meeting Hall
Hpa-An, Kayin State
Website
kayinstate.hluttaw.mm
Footnotes
  • Includes three 'Ethnic Ministers (Mon, Pa-O, Bamar)' from the NLD.

Kayin State Hluttaw (S'gaw Karen: ကညီကီၢ်စဲၣ်ဘျီၣ်ဒိၣ်, Burmese: ကရင်ပြည်နယ်လွှတ်တော်) is the legislature of the Burmese state of Kayin State. It is a unicameral body, consisting of 23 members, including 17 elected members and 6 military representatives.[1] As of February 2016, the Hluttaw was led by speaker Saw Chit Khin of the National League for Democracy (NLD).

As of the 2015 general election, the National League for Democracy (NLD) won the most contested seats in the legislature.[2][3]

Election results

2015

Party Seats +/– Seats %
National League for Democracy (NLD) 13 Increase13 56.52
Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) 3 Decrease4 13.04
Kayin People's Party (KPP) 1 Decrease1 4.35
Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party (PSPD) 0 Decrease4 0.00
AMDRDP 0 Decrease2 0.00
Kayin State Democracy and Development Party (KSDDP) 0 Decrease1 0.00
Independent 0 Decrease1 0.00
Military appointees 6 26.09
Total 23 100

See also

References

  1. ^ Nixon, Hamish (September 2013). State and Region Governments in Myanmar (PDF). Myanmar Development Resource Institute. p. 92.
  2. ^ Myanmar Times - Election Winners
  3. ^ Myanmar Times - State/Region Hluttaw Results: Graphics