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House of the People (Afghanistan)

The House of Representatives of the People or Majles-e-Namayendagan Afghanistan in Persian and Wolesi Jirga in Pashtu and Turkic, is the lower house of the bicameral National Assembly of Afghanistan, alongside the upper House of Elders. The House of Representatives of the People is the chamber that bears the greater burden of lawmaking in the country, as with the House of Commons in the Westminster model. It consists of 249 delegates directly elected by single non-transferable vote SNTV. Members are elected by district and serve for five years. The constitution guarantees at least 68 deleg ...

Peoples National Assembly

The Peoples National Assembly, abbreviated APN, is the lower house of the Algerian Parliament. It is composed of 462 members directly elected by the population. Of the 462 seats, 8 are reserved for Algerians living abroad. Members of the Peoples National Assembly are directly elected through proportional representation in multiple-member districts and serve terms lasting five years at a time. The last election for this body was held on 17 May 2017. This body and of the Algerian Parliament is seen as nonrepresentative of the Algerian peoples interest because of the presidency, which control ...

National Council (Austria)

The National Council is one of the two houses of the Austrian Parliament and is frequently referred to as the lower house. The constitution endows the National Council with far more power than the Federal Council.

Council of Representatives (Bahrain)

The Council of Representatives, sometimes translated as the "Chamber of Deputies", is the name given to the lower house of the Bahraini National Assembly, the national legislative body of Bahrain. The Council was created by the 2002 Constitution of Bahrain and consists of forty members elected by universal suffrage. Members are elected for four-year terms from single-member constituencies using a two-round system, with a second round being held of the top two candidates if no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the first round. Voters and candidates must be Bahrani citizens and at least ...

Chamber of Representatives (Belgium)

The Chamber of Representatives is one of the two chambers in the bicameral Federal Parliament of Belgium, the other being the Senate. It is considered to be the "lower house" of the Federal Parliament.

House of Assembly of Bermuda

The House of Assembly is the lower house of the Parliament of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. The house has 36 Members of Parliament, elected for a term of five years in single seat constituencies using first-past-the-post voting. Bermuda now has universal voting with a voting age of 18 years. Voting is non-compulsory. The presiding officer of the House is called the Speaker.

                                     

ⓘ National lower houses

  • house lower houses frequently display certain characteristics though they vary per jurisdiction Powers In a parliamentary system, the lower house
  • The House of Representatives 衆議院, Shūgiin is the lower house of the National Diet of Japan. The House of Councillors is the upper house The House of
  • presents female speakers of national and territorial lower houses of their respective countries or territories. The lower house is one of two chambers in
  • The National Council German: Nationalrat is one of the two houses of the Austrian Parliament and is frequently referred to as the lower house The constitution
  • The National Council German: Nationalrat, French: Conseil national Italian: Consiglio nazionale, Romansh: Cussegl naziunal is the lower house of the
  • The National Assembly is the lower house of the Parliament of the Central African Republic. Members are elected in single - member constituencies using the
  • Cambodia. It is referred to as the lower house with the Senate being referred to as the upper house The National Assembly is an elected body consisting
  • The National Assembly is the lower house and main legislative political body of the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was established
  • The House of Representatives is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the upper house being the Senate. Its composition and powers
                                     

Chamber of Representatives of Uruguay

The Chamber of Representatives is the lower house of the General Assembly of Uruguay. The Chamber has 99 members, elected for a five-year term by proportional representation with at least two members per department. As of the last election, the Broad Front has retained its majority with 50 Deputies with the National Party receiving 31, the Colorado Party receiving 17, and the Independent Party electing two.