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The National Assembly is the parliament of Guyana. It has 65 members, 53 members elected for a five-year term by proportional representation and 12 members delegated by local government councils. The President is elected for a five-year term on the basis of the parliamentary elections.
Hari Narayen Ramkarran was elected as Speaker of the National Assembly of Guyana in 2001, re-elected on September 28, 2006.
Currently the Ninth Parliament of Guyana (2006-2011) is in session, the composition of which is seen to the left (excluding the additional 4 non-elected & non-voting members accorded to the governing party).
General Elections (Parliamentary & Presidential, as well as for the members of the 10 Regional Democratic Councils) are scheduled for 2011. The elections must be constitutionally held by December 31st, 2011.
- List of Speakers of the National Assembly of Guyana
election resultsSummary of the 28 August 2006 National Assembly of Guyana Alliances and Parties National Regional Σ +/– Votes % Seats Votes % Seats People's Progressive Party–Civic 183,867 54.6 21 182,156 54.0 15 36 +2 People's National Congress–Reform 114,608 34.0 13 114,283 34.0 9 22 –6 Alliance for Change 28,366 8.4 4 27,397 8.1 1 5 +5 Guyana Action Party–Rise Organise and Rebuild Guyana 4,249 1.2 1 4,588 1.3 — 1 –2 The United Force 2,694 0.8 1 2,903 0.9 — 1 ±0 Justice for All Party 2,571 0.8 — 3,436 1.0 — 0 ±0 Others 495 0.1 0 0 ±0 Total (Turnout 68.82%) 336,375 100.0 40 335,258 100.0 25 65 Sources: Adam Carr's Election Archive, Inter-Parliamentary Union
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