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Parliament of Kazakhstan

Parliament of Kazakhstan
Қазақстан парламенті
Qazaqstan parlamenti
Type
Type
Houses Senate (upper house)
Majilis (lower house)
Leadership
Chairman of the Majilis
Kabybulla Jakupov
Structure
Seats 154 members
Senate: 47 (40 elected and 7 appointment by the president)
Mazhilis: 107 (98 seats from party lists & 9 from the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan
Political groups
     Nur Otan
     Bright Path
     CPK
Elections
proportional representation (In the Assembly)
Last election
Kazakhstani legislative election, 2012
Meeting place
Astana
Website
.kz.parlamwww
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Kazakhstan

The Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасының Парламенті) is the bicameral legislature of Kazakhstan, according to the 1995 Constitution of Kazakhstan. The lower house is the Majilis, with 107 seats, (98 seats are from party lists, 9 - from Assembly of People) and are elected to four 5 terms.

The upper house is the Senate, which has 47 members.

As of January 2007, 10% of the parliament's representatives are women and 19% of local and city council officials are women.[1]

Its predecessor was the Supreme Soviet.

Contents

  • Elections 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Elections

Kazakhstan held elections to the Senate (Majilis) on October 1, 2014.[2] According to the Central Electoral Commission of Kazakhstan, it was "an open and democratic electoral process".[2]

About 250 observers from the

  • Parliament website

External links

  1. ^ Kazakhstan: Presidential adviser spells out advances by women RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
  2. ^ a b c d e

References

See also

[2] The results to be announced on October 7, 2014.[2] Four women were among the 80 candidates vying for the 16 open Senate seats.[2]

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