Chamber of Deputies (Rwanda)
|Chamber of Deputies |
Chambre des Députés
Donatille Mukabalisa, Liberal Party
since 3 October 2013
|Proportional representation and indirect election|
|16-18 September 2013|
|This article is outdated. (April 2015)|
The first election to the new Chamber of Deputies was held on 29 and 30 September 2003. Of 3,958,058 registered voters, 3,818,603 votes were cast (96.5% turnout) and the 53 directly elected seats were distributed as follows:
|Coalition||Rwandese Patriotic Front (Front patriotique rwandais)||2,774,661||73.8||33|
|Christian Democratic Party (Parti démocratique chrêtien)||3|
|Islamic Democratic Party (Parti démocratique islamique)||2|
|Rwandese Socialist Party (Parti socialiste rwandais)||1|
|Democratic Union of the Rwandese People (Union démocratique du People rwandais)||1|
|Social Democratic Party (Parti social démocrate)||462,254||12.3||7|
|Liberal Party (Parti libéral)||396,978||10.6||6|
|Party for Progress and Concord (Parti pour le Progrès et la Concorde)||83,563||2.2||-|
|Total (turnout 96.5 %)||3,760,602||100.0||53|
|Source: African Elections|
The first five parties make up the FPR-led ruling coalition.
With 51 out of 80 of its members being women, the Rwandan Chamber of Deputies has the highest proportion of women members of any lower or sole legislative chamber in the world.
- List of Presidents of the Chamber of Deputies of Rwanda
- Senate of Rwanda, the upper house of the legislature
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