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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) 9 October 2011
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
Round no 19 October 2011
Number of registered electors
Voters
Blank or invalid ballot papers
Valid votes



Notes
Distribution of votes
Round no 1
Political Group Candidates Votes %
Congolese Workers Party (PCT)
Rally of the Presidential Majority (RMP)
Independents
Club 2002 - Party for the Unity of the Republic (PUR)
Congolese Movement for Democracy and Integral Development (MCDDI)
Pan-African Union for Social Democracy (UPADS)
Movement for Solidarity and Development (MSD)
Republican and Liberal Party (PRL)
Distribution of seats
Round no 1
Political Group Total
Congolese Workers Party (PCT) 12
Rally of the Presidential Majority (RMP) 11
Independents 5
Club 2002 - Party for the Unity of the Republic (PUR) 2
Congolese Movement for Democracy and Integral Development (MCDDI) 2
Pan-African Union for Social Democracy (UPADS) 2
Movement for Solidarity and Development (MSD) 1
Republican and Liberal Party (PRL) 1
Distribution of seats according to sex
Men
Women
Percent of women
32
4
11.11%
Distribution of seats according to age
Distribution of seats according to profession
Comments
Note on the "Distribution of seats according to sex":
The "Distribution of seats according to sex" above shows the breakdown for the senators elected in 2011: 4 women of 36 members or 11.11%. After the 2011 elections, there were 10 women in all out of 72 members, or 13.89% (Senate, 04.11.2011).

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