National Assembly (São Tomé and Príncipe)

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National Assembly of São Tomé and Príncipe
Assembleia Nacional de São Tomé e Príncipe
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Seats 55 members
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Political groups

Governing Party

Opposition Parties

Party-list proportional representation
Last election
12 October 2014
Meeting place
São Tomé
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The unicameral National Assembly is São Tomé and Príncipe's legislative body.

The current National Assembly, formed following elections held on 12 October 2014, has a total of 55 members elected in 7 multi-member constituencies using the party-list proportional representation system. Members serve four-year terms.

Latest National Assembly election results[edit]

Previous election results[edit]

Political Party Election Year
1991 1994 1998 2002 2006 2010 2014
Movement for the Liberation of São Tomé and Príncipe-Social Democratic Party (MLSTP-PSD) 21 27 31 24 20 21 16
Force for Change Democratic Movement-Liberal Party (MDFM-PL) 23 23 1 0
Democratic Convergence Party-Reflection Group (PCD-GR) 33 14 8 7 5
Independent Democratic Action (ADI) 14 16 * 11 26 33
Opposition Democratic Coalition (CODO) 01
Uê Kédadji (UK) 08
New Way Movement (MNR) 01
Union of Democrats for Citizenship and Development (UDCD) 01
Total 55 55 55 55 55 55 55

* The Independent Democratic Action (ADI) party was a member of the Uê Kédadji coalition in the 2002 election.

List of National Assembly Presidents[edit]

Presidents of the Constituent Assembly (1975)
Term Incumbent
1975 Nuno Xavier Daniel Dias
1975 Guilherme do Sacramento Neto
Presidents of the National Assembly (1975–present)
Term Incumbent
1975–1980 Leonel Mário d'Alva
1980–1991 Alda Neves da Graça do Espírito Santo
1991–1994 Leonel Mário d'Alva
1994–2002 Francisco Fortunato Pires
2002–2006 Dionísio Tomé Dias
2006–2010 Francisco da Silva
2010 Arzemiro dos Prazeres
2010–2012 Evaristo Carvalho
2012– José da Graca Diogo

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Coordinates: 0°19′53″N 6°44′26″E / 0.33139°N 6.74056°E / 0.33139; 6.74056