National Assembly (Ecuador)

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Coordinates: 0°12′47″S 78°29′56″W / 0.21306°S 78.49889°W / -0.21306; -78.49889

National Assembly
Asamblea Nacional
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Structure
Seats 137
Asamblea Nacional Ecuador 2017 escaños.svg
Political groups

Government (74)

  •      PAIS (74)

Opposition (63)

Elections
Last election
19 February 2017
Meeting place
Palacio Legislativo
Avenida 6 de Diciembre y Piedrahita
Quito, Pinchincha,
Ecuador
Website
Official website
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The National Assembly (Spanish: Asamblea Nacional) is the legislative branch of the government of Ecuador that replaced the National Congress in 2009, under the 2008 Constitution.[1] The current President of the Assembly is José Serrano, as of May 14, 2017.[2][3] 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.[4]

Ecuadorian General Election, 2017[edit]

The most recent elections to the National Assembly were held on 19 February 2017; a majority of the legislature was captured by PAIS with 39.07% of the vote.

National Assembly[edit]

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Party Votes % Seats
National Provincial Abroad Total +/–
PAIS Alliance 40,091,544 39.07 7 63 4 74 –26
Creating Opportunities–SUMA 20,589,460 20.06 3 29 2 34 +22
Social Christian Party 16,319,989 15.90 3 12 0 15 +9
Fuerza Ecuador 4,870,863 4.75 1 0 0 1 New
Democratic Left 3,866,778 3.77 1 3 0 4 +2
Patriotic Society Party 3,017,722 2.94 0 2 0 2 -3
Pachakutik Plurinational Unity Movement – New Country 2,740,043 2.67 0 4 0 4 –1
Partido Político Avanza 2,208,026 2.15 0 0 0 0 –5
Fuerza ¡Compromiso Social! 2,010,565 1.96 0 0 0 0 New
Unidad Popular 1,638,137 1.60 0 0 0 0 New
Partido Adelante Ecuatoriano Adelante 1,354,930 1.32 0 0 0 0 New
Centro Democratico 1,174,467 1.14 0 0 0 0 New
Movimiento Concertación 1,035,089 1.01 0 0 0 0 –1
Socialist Party 885,658 0.86 0 0 0 0 0
Unión Ecuatoriana 814,253 0.79 0 0 0 0 New
Independents and Regionalists 3 0 3 0
Total 102,617,524 100 15 116 6 137 0
Valid votes 8,149,486 77.79
Invalid/blank votes 2,326,745 22.21
Total 10,476,231 100
Registered voters/turnout 12,826,928 81.67
Source: CNE

Eligibility[edit]

According to Article 119 of the 2008 Constitution of Ecuador, candidates to the National Assembly must meet the following requirements: 1) Be an Ecuadorian national. 2) Be at least 18 years of age at the time of registering for one's candidacy 3) Be in possession of political rights [5]

Presidency[edit]

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

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