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Sénat (Senate)
LAST ELECTIONS

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Parlement / Parliament
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Sénat / Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Assemblée nationale / National Assembly
BACKGROUND
Dates of election / renewal (from/to) 12 October 2014
Purpose of elections Indirect elections were held for half of the seats in the Senate (36) upon the expiry of members' term of office.
Not applicable - indirect elections.
STATISTICS
Voter turnout
Distribution of votes
Distribution of seats
Distribution of seats according to sex
Men
Women
Percent of women
28
10
26.32%
Distribution of seats according to age
Distribution of seats according to profession
Comments
Source: Senate (19.11.2014)

The 2014 elections were held to fill 38 seats in the 72-member Senate.
- 36 seats (six seats each) from the following six departments upon the normal expiry of the previous senators’ terms: Niari, Lékoumou, Pool, Plateaux (Centre), Cuvette-Ouest and Likouala.
- Two seats (one each from Brazzaville and Bouenza-Sud) following the death of the previous senators.
- Of the 38 senators elected in 2014, 10 are women.
- As at 19 November, of the 72 members of the full Senate, 14 are women.

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