House of Peoples' Representatives

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House of Peoples' Representatives

የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
FoundedAugust 1995 (1995-08)
Leadership
Tagesse Chafo
since 18 October 2018
Structure
Seats547
Ethiopia House of People's Representatives 2020.svg
Political groups
Government (512)
  Prosperity Party: 512 seats

Opposition (35)

  TPLF: 35 seats
Elections
First-past-the-Post
Last election
24 May 2015
Next election
2020
Meeting place
Ethiopian Parliament Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
9°01′48″N 38°45′45″E / 9.0301235°N 38.7623748°E / 9.0301235; 38.7623748

The House of Peoples' Representatives (Amharic: የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት, yehizb tewekayoch mekir bet) is the lower chamber of the Ethiopian Federal Parliamentary Assembly, the House of Federation being the upper chamber. Together they comprise the legislature of Ethiopia. The House has 547 members (22 seats are reserved for representatives of minority nationalities and peoples), elected for five-year terms in single-seat constituencies.

2015 elections[edit]

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Speakers of the House of Peoples' Representatives[edit]

The Speaker of the House of Peoples' Representatives is the presiding officer of the house of peoples representatives.

Name Entered office Left office
Dawit Yohannes[1] 1995 2005
Teshome Toga October 10, 2005 October 3, 2010
Abadula Gemeda October 4, 2010 April 19, 2018
Muferiat Kamil[2] April 19, 2018 October 16, 2018
Tagesse Chafo[3] October 18, 2018 Present

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vips. World Parliaments
  2. ^ Official website of the House of Peoples' Representatives
  3. ^ Official website of the House of Peoples' Representatives

External links[edit]