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List of members of the National Assembly (South Korea), 2012–2016

The 19th session is the current session of the National Assembly of South Korea. Its members were first elected in the 2012 legislative election held on 11 April 2012. The session was first convened on 30 May 2012, and was seated until 29 May 2016.

List of members of the National Assembly (South Korea), 2016–present

The 20th session is the current session of the National Assembly of South Korea. Its members were first elected in the 2016 legislative election held on 13 April 2016. The session first convened on 30 May 2016, and is scheduled to be seated until ...

Members of the 9th Cortes Generales

The 9th Cortes Generales comprised both the lower and upper houses of the legislature of Spain following the 2008 general election on 9 March 2008. They first convened on 1 April 2008, and were dissolved on 27 September 2011.

Members of the 10th Cortes Generales

The 10th Cortes Generales comprised both the lower and upper houses of the legislature of Spain following the 2011 general election on 20 November 2011. They first convened on 13 December 2011, and were dissolved on 27 October 2015. The 2011 elec ...

Members of the 11th Cortes Generales

The 11th Cortes Generales comprised both the lower and upper houses of the legislature of Spain following the 2015 general election on 20 December 2015. They first convened on 13 January 2016, and were dissolved on 3 May 2016. The 2015 election s ...

Women in the Sri Lankan Parliament

Women have served in the Parliament of Sri Lanka since 1931, and have been represented in all successive parliaments to date. The first woman representative was Adeline Molamure, elected to the State Council, daughter of J. H. Meedeniya and wife ...

Abdallah Muhammed at-Tom

Abdallah Muhammed at-Tom was a Sudanese politician. He was a sheikh of the Arakiyin. He was a substantial tenant farmer on the Gezira scheme. In the 1953 legislative election he was elected to the House of Representatives from Madina as a Nationa ...

Hassan at-Taheer Zarouq

Hassan at-Taheer Zarouq was a Sudanese politician. He worked as a schoolteacher, but was dismissed due to his political activism. Zarouq was the president of the Anti-Imperialist Front. In the 1953 legislative election he was elected to the House ...

Abdallah Bakr Mustafa

Abdallah Bakr Mustafa, O.B.E. was a Sudanese officer and politician. He left the army in 1928. After leaving the military he became the nazir of the central Gedaref area. Later he became the nazir of Dar Bakr. During the Second World War Abdallah ...

List of members of the Parliament of Syria, 1961

This is a list of deputies elected to the Syrian parliament of 1961. The Syrian parliamentary election was held on 1 - 2 December 1961. There are no official records, but the number of eligible voters was estimated at between 1.000.000 and 1.250. ...

Maria Saadeh

Maria Saadeh is a Syrian architect and politician. She was an independent member of the Peoples Council of Syria between 2012 and 2016.

List of Tanzania National Assembly members 2005–2010

Most members of the Bunge, Tanzanias National Assembly, are elected concurrently by direct popular vote for 5-year terms. Additional members are nominated by the President, and five seats are chosen by the Zanzibar House of Representatives. Furth ...

Women in Turkish politics

Women in Turkey have an active participation in national politics, and the number of women in the Turkish parliament has been increasing steadily in recent elections.

Francis Takirwa

Brigadier General Francis Takirwa, is a Ugandan military officer who, effective December 2019, is the commanding officer of the Second Division of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, based in the city of Mbarara in the Western Region of Uganda.

Salaries of members of the United States Congress

This chart shows historical information on the salaries that members of the United States Congress have been paid. The Government Ethics Reform Act of 1989 provides for an automatic increase in salary each year as a cost of living adjustment that ...

United States Senate Committee on the Tariff Regulation

The United States Senate Select Committee on the Tariff Regulation was a Select Committee for the U.S. Senate from February 25, 1823 until March 3, 1923. It is now a defunct congressional committee, having been consolidated into the Committee of ...

Edgar Keembe

A member of the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy MMD, Keembe was elected to the National Assembly in a 1995 by-election following the death of the incumbent MP Baldwin Nkumbula. He was re-elected in the 1996 general elections. In April 2001 he ...

Daniel Munkombwe

Daniel Munkombwe was a Zambian politician. He worked as a political organizer and administrator for the ANC in Northern Rhodesia before and after independence. He was elected to Parliament in 1973 and served for 19 years. In 2001, he was appointe ...

Alberta Senate nominee elections

Alberta was, between 1989 and 2012, the only Canadian province to elect nominees for appointment to the Senate of Canada in a process known as an Alberta Senate nominee election. These elections were non-binding, as the appointment of Senators re ...

Senate Liberal Caucus

The Senate Liberal Caucus, also known as the Senate Liberals, was a parliamentary grouping in the Senate of Canada made up of independent senators who are individually members of the Liberal Party of Canada and were appointed on the advice of pre ...

Progressive Senate Group

The Progressive Senate Group is an unofficial parliamentary group in the Senate of Canada. It was formed on November 14, 2019 out of the now-defunct Senate Liberal Caucus, which had been expected to lose official party status in January 2020, whe ...

Caucus of Mayors and Ostravak

5 senators: TOP 09 and Mayors and Independents: Jaromir Stetina, a senator re-elected in 2010, Jan Hornik senator re-elected in 2010, Ludek Jenista senator elected in 2012 Ostravak: Leopold Sulovsky, a senator elected in 2012 Mayors and Independe ...

Centrist Union group

The Centrist Union group is a centrist parliamentary group in the Senate uniting members of the Union of Democrats and Independents and Democratic Movement, as well as the Centrist Alliance, a former component of the UDI. The group was historical ...

Communist, Republican, Citizen and Ecologist group

The Communist, Republican, Citizen and Ecologist group is a parliamentary group in the Senate including representatives of the French Communist Party.

Ecologist group (Senate)

The ecologist group was a parliamentary group in the Senate from 11 January 2012 to 29 June 2017 that included representatives of Europe Ecology – The Greens.

European Democratic and Social Rally group

The European Democratic and Social Rally group, formerly the Democratic and European Rally group, is a parliamentary group in the Senate including representatives of the Radical Party of the Left that historically consisted of radicals of both th ...

La Republique En Marche group (Senate)

The La Republique En Marche group is a parliamentary group in the Senate including representatives of La Republique En Marche!.

Socialist and Republican group

The Socialist and Republican group is a parliamentary group in the Senate including representatives of the Socialist Party.

The Independents – Republic and Territories group

The Independents – Republic and Territories group is a parliamentary group in the Senate including representatives of The Republicans.

The Republicans group (Senate)

The Republicans group, formerly the Union for a Popular Movement group, is a parliamentary group in the Senate including representatives of The Republicans, formerly the Union for a Popular Movement.

2006 Lord Speaker election

The first election for Lord Speaker was held on 28 June 2006 after the House of Lords had determined the title, powers and responsibilities of the office following removal of the speakership from the Lord Chancellor by the Constitutional Reform A ...

2011 Lord Speaker election

An election for Lord Speaker, the presiding officer of the House of Lords took place on 13 July 2011, with the result announced five days later. Baroness DSouza, Convenor of the Crossbench Peers, was elected after the 5th stage of counting. She t ...

2016 Lord Speaker election

An election for Lord Speaker, the presiding officer of the House of Lords, took place on 8 June 2016, with the result announced on 13 June. Incumbent Baroness DSouza, who was at the end of her first term, announced on 11 February that she would n ...

Hereditary Peerage Association

The Hereditary Peerage Association is a British representative body for hereditary peers in the United Kingdom formed in 2002 in the wake of the House of Lords Act 1999.

Introduction (House of Lords)

Introduction is a ceremony in the House of Lords whereby new members are "introduced" to the existing membership. Introductions in the Lords are more elaborate than those in the House of Commons.

Non-affiliated members of the House of Lords

Members of the House of Lords are said to be non-affiliated if they do not belong to any parliamentary group. That is, they do not take a political partys whip, nor affiliate to the crossbench group, nor the Lords Spiritual. Formerly, the Lords o ...

Parliamentary Examiners

The Parliamentary Examiners are a group of legal experts charged with deciding whether a bill placed before the Parliament of the United Kingdom is a public, private or hybrid bill.

Salisbury Convention

The Salisbury Convention is a constitutional convention in the United Kingdom under which the House of Lords will not oppose the second or third reading of any government legislation promised in its election manifesto.

Secondary mandate

The secondary mandate is a proposed system for indirectly electing the UK parliaments second chamber, as espoused by singer-songwriter-activist Billy Bragg. The Secondary Mandate works by counting up the first past the post General Election votes ...

Member of parliament, Rajya Sabha

A Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha is the representative of the Indian states to the upper house of the Parliament of India. Rajya Sabha MPs are elected by the electoral college of the elected members of the State Assembly with a system of ...

Constitution (Amendment No. 1) Act 1925

The Constitution Act 1925 was an Act of the Oireachtas of the Irish Free State amending the Constitution of the Irish Free State. It made technical amendments to the provisions regarding election of members of Seanad Eireann. The Act added two ne ...

Constitution (Amendment No. 24) Act 1936

The Constitution Act, 1936 was an act of the Oireachtas of the Irish Free State which abolished Seanad Eireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas, which thenceforth was unicameral, with Dail Eireann as the sole house. The bill was introduced in 1 ...

Democracy Matters (Ireland)

Democracy Matters is an Irish campaign group set up to campaign for the retention of Seanad Eireann, the upper house of the Oireachtas or parliament. It was set up to oppose the 2013 bill to abolish the Seanad introduced by the Fine Gael–Labour g ...

Leader of the Seanad

The Leader of the Seanad is a member of Seanad Eireann appointed by the Taoiseach to direct government business. Since June 2016, the incumbent is Jerry Buttimer of Fine Gael.

Leader of the House for the Senate of Pakistan

In Pakistani parliamentary practice, the Leader of the House for the Senate of Pakistan is a party office held by a member of the governing party in the Senate of Pakistan. He or she is elected by the Government parties and leads the government s ...

List of Philippine Senate committees

This is a complete list of Philippine Congressional committees that are currently operating in the Senate of the Philippines, the upper house of the Philippine Congress.

Senate Blue Ribbon Committee

The Senate Committee on Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations of the Senate of the Philippines, or more popularly known as the Blue Ribbon Committee, is the Senate committee tasked to investigate alleged wrongdoings of the governme ...

13th Senate of Spain

The 13th Senate of Spain was a meeting of the Senate of Spain, the upper house of the Spanish Cortes Generales, with the membership determined primarily by the results of the general election held on 28 April 2019. The Senate met for the first ti ...

Assistant Secretary of the United States Senate

Assistant Secretary of the United States Senate represents the position of Secretary of the United States Senate within the United States Senate during the absence of the Secretary. The Secretary of the United States Senate was authorized to hire ...

Chair of Rural Outreach

The Chair of Rural Outreach was a post in the Democratic party leadership of the United States Senate responsible for "guiding rural outreach for the Caucus", and overseeing engagement with "rural, suburban, and exurban American communities". The ...