National Assembly of Guyana


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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.

Current composition of the Ninth Parliament of Guyana 2006-2011. Does not reflect actual seating arrangements.

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.



See also

  • List of Speakers of the National Assembly of Guyana


Latest elections

e • d Summary of the 28 August 2006 National Assembly of Guyana election results
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 PartyRise 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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