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Senate

Senado
Sénat
Type
Type
History
Founded2012
Leadership
President
Teresa Efua Asangono
since 12 July 2013
Structure
Seats70 members (55 elected, 15 appointed)
Political groups
Government (70)[note 1]
  •   Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (70)
Elections
Party-list proportional representation
Last election
2017
Meeting place
Ciudad de la Paz[1]
Website
Official Website of the Senate

The Senate is the upper house of the Parliament of Equatorial Guinea.

History

The Senate was established following constitutional reforms approved in a referendum in 2011 and enacted in February 2012.[2] The first elections were held in May 2013.

Presidents of the Senate

Name Took office Left office Notes
Teresa Efua Asangono 12 July 2013 Incumbent [3][4]

Membership

The Senate has 70 members, of which 55 are elected and 15 are appointed by the President.[5]

Notes

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

References

  1. ^ "Senado Guinea Ecuatorial". Senate. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ "IPU PARLINE database: EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Senado), ELECTIONS IN 2013". archive.ipu.org.
  4. ^ "Senado Guinea Ecuatorial". senado-gq.org.
  5. ^ Election Profile IFES