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National Assembly (Ecuador)

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National Assembly

Asamblea Nacional
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded2009
Preceded byNational Congress
Leadership
Guadalupe Llori (MUPP)
since 15 May 2021
Structure
Seats137[a]
4ta Asamblea Nacional Ecuador escaños.svg
Political groups
  • UNES (49)
  • MUPP (26)
  • ID (18)
  • PSC (17)
  • CREO (12)
  • Regionalists (3)
  • AH (2)
  • EU (2)
  • AVANZA (2)
  • PSP (1)
  • MDS (1)
  • UE (1)
  • MC25 (1)
  • Independents (2)
Elections
Last election
7 February 2021
Next election
2025
Meeting place
Fachada de la Asamblea Nacional, Quito, 20 de agosto de 2019 - 04.jpg
National Assembly Building
Avenida 6 de Diciembre y Piedrahita
Quito, Pinchincha,
Ecuador
Website
Official website

The National Assembly (Spanish: Asamblea Nacional) is the unicameral legislature of Ecuador. It replaced the National Congress in 2009 following reforms under the 2008 Constitution.[1] The current President of the Assembly is Elizabeth Cabezas, as of May 14, 2018.[2] Within Ecuador, the National Assembly has the power to pass laws, while appointment of judges to the National Court of Justice is done by a separate Judicial Council.[3]

Ecuadorian general election, 2021

Summary of the 7 February 2021 National Assembly election results
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats[citation needed]
Votes % ±pp National Provincial Abroad Total +/−
Union for Hope (CD-FCS) 2,584,579 32.21 new 5 40 4 49 +49
Pachakutik 1,348,595 16.81 +14.14 3 23 1 27 +23
Democratic Left 961,424 11.98 +8.21 2 16 0 18 +14
Social Christian Party 780,499 9.73 –6.17 2 16 0 18 +3
CREO Movement1 774,185 9.65 n/a 2 9 1 12 –14
Honesty Alliance (MC-PSE) 301,426 3.76 new 1 1 0 2 +2
PAIS Alliance 222,061 2.77 –36.30 0 0 0 0 –74
United Ecuadorian Movement 166.908 2.08 new 0 2 0 2 +2
Advance 154,535 1.93 –0.22 0 2 0 2 +2
Patriotic Society Party 145,396 1.81 –1.13 0 1 0 1 –1
Popular Unity 139.961 1.74 +0.14 0 0 0 0
SUMA Party1 135,020 1.68 n/a 0 0 0 0 –8
Democracy Yes 84,240 1.05 new 0 1 0 1 +1
Ecuador's Force 70,876 0.88 –3.87 0 0 0 0 –1
Ecuadorian Union 59,112 0.74 –0.05 0 1 0 1 +1
Build Movement 57,742 0.72 new 0 1 0 1 +1
Together We Can National Movement 37,446 0.47 new 0 0 0 0
Regionalists 3 0 3
Total 7,717,442 15 116 6 137 ±0
Valid votes 7,717,442 74.86 –15.44
Invalid votes 2,591,132 25.14 +15.44
Votes cast / turnout 10,616,412 81.05 –0.58
Abstentions 2,490,452 18.95 +0.58
Registered voters 13,099,150
Sources: CNE

Eligibility

According to Article 119 of the 2008 Constitution of Ecuador, candidates to the National Assembly must meet the following requirements:[4]

  • Be an Ecuadorian national.
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of registering for one's candidacy
  • Be in possession of political rights

Presidency

For a list of Presidents see: List of Presidents of the National Assembly of Ecuador.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The National Assembly has 137 principal (seat-holding) members and 137 alternate members.

References

  1. ^ CIA (2010). CIA World Factbook 2010. Skyhorse. p. 204. ISBN 978-1-60239-727-9.
  2. ^ La nueva Asamblea Nacional designó a sus principales autoridades El Telégrafo. May 14, 2017. Retrieved May 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "Ecuador". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved Oct 9, 2019.
  4. ^ "Ecuador: 2008 Constitution in English". pdba.georgetown.edu. Retrieved Oct 9, 2019.

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