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11th National People's Congress

Chinese Congressional election, 2007–08

Oct. 2007 – Feb. 2008

All 2,987 seats to the National People's Congress
  Majority party Minority party
  RCKMT
Leader Hu Jintao Zhou Tienong
Party Communist Minge (RCKMT)
Alliance United Front United Front
Leader's seat Zhejiang At-large Hebei At-large
Last election 72.9% 16%
Seats before 2,178 480
Seats won 2,099 888
Seat change Decrease79 Increase408

Chairman before election

Wu Bangguo
Communist

Chairman-elect

Wu Bangguo
Communist

11th National People's Congress
Traditional Chinese 第十一屆全國人民代表大會
Simplified Chinese 第十一届全国人民代表大会
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
China

The 11th National People's Congress met for a 5 year term, from 2008 to 2013. It held five annual two week sessions during in this period. There were 2,987 deputies elected to the 11th Congress in 2008, with 2972 in office at the end of the term (2012).[1]

Contents

  • The 1st plenary session 1
  • The 2nd plenary session 2
  • The 3rd plenary session 3
  • The 4th plenary session 4
  • The 5th plenary session 5
  • Election results 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9

The 1st plenary session

The first session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 18, 2008.[2] It re-elected Hu Jintao as President and Wen Jiabao as Premier. Xi Jinping was elected Vice-President. The State Council, China's cabinet, went through major restructuring.

The 2nd plenary session

The second session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 13, 2009.[2] This congress tackled issues such as the worsening global financial crisis, attempted to introduce a new social welfare system, as well as checks and balances on public officials.

The 3rd plenary session

The third session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 14, 2010.[2]

The 4th plenary session

The fourth session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 14, 2011.[2]

The 5th plenary session

The fifth and final session of the 11th Congress sat from March 5 to March 14, 2012.[2]

Election results

NPCSC Chairman Election NPCSC Secretary-general Election
Candidates For Against Abstain Candidates For Against Abstain
Wu Bangguo 2,948 9 9 Li Jianguo 2,932 25 8
Presidential Election Vice-Presidential Election
Candidates For Against Abstain Candidates For Against Abstain
Hu Jintao 2,956 3 5 Xi Jinping 2,919 28 17
CMC Chairmanship Election Premiership Nomination
Candidates For Against Abstain Candidates For Against Abstain
Hu Jintao 2,959 4 4 Wen Jiabao 2,926 21 12
Supreme Court President Election Procurator-general Election
Candidates For Against Abstain Candidates For Against Abstain
Wang Shengjun 2,885 36 44 Cao Jianming 2,933 16 17
  • All state leaders were elected from one name ballots.
 Summary of the October 2007–February 2008
National People's Congress
of the People's Republic of China election results
Parties Seats
2,987
Total 2,987

See also

References

  1. ^ Notice 44 of the NPC Standing Committee. This notice removed Bo Xilai from office. In addition, four more deaths or resignations were announced on Feb. 27, 2013, the same day that the election of the 12th Congress was announced.
  2. ^ a b c d e List of the Sessions for the 1st-11th National People's Congresses (in Chinese)

External links

  • (Chinese) Official website of the NPC
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