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Parliament Composition by Parties and Sex

Composition By Parties

At the first sitting of Parliament on January 7, 2017 the summary of parliamentary seats occupied by parties are as follows:

Results for 2008, 2012 and 2016

Party  08-12 12-16 16-20
NDC 114 148 105
NPP 107 123 170
PNC 2 1 0
CPP 1 0 0
Independent 4 3 0








 

 Composition By Sex (2016-2020)
Out of the total of 275 seats occupied as at January 7, 2017 (7th Parliament)  35 (12.73 per cent) were occupied by women, with the rest being men.


Results as at 29th September, 2009

Party            Seats
NDC  116
NPP 107
PNC 2
CPP 1
Independent 4



The NDC retained its Jirapa seat in a by-election held on Apri 17,2009. The NPP however lost its Chereponi seat to the NDC at the by-election held on September 29,2009.





Composition By Sex (2008-2012)
Out of the total of 228 seats occupied at the first sitting of Parliament, only 20 (8.7 per cent) were occupied by women, with the rest being men.

However, on July 29, 2009 Ms. Doris Asibi Seidu of the NPP passed away  and the seat won by Jabanyite, Samuel Abdulai of the NDC during the by-election held on September 29,2009. bringing the total number of female MPs to 19.

The NPP has 13 female backbenchers, NDC has 5 and the CPP 1. See the 19 female MPs in parliamnet.

 


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