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Structure of Parliament: Bicameral

Are there legislated quotas...

  • Yes for the Single/Lower House?
  • Yes for the Upper House?
  • Yes at the Sub-national level?

Are there voluntary quotas...

  • No adopted by political parties?

Is there additional information?

Yes

Mauritania

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania)

Single/Lower house

Al Jamiya-Al-Wataniya / National Assembly

Total seats:147
Total women:37
% women: 25%
Election year:2013
Electoral system:TRS
Quota type: Legislated Candidate Quotas
Election details: IDEA Voter Turnout
IPU Parline
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Legislated Candidate Quotas
Electoral law
Political funding legislation
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: Electoral law No data available
Rank order/placement rules: Electoral law No data available

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Last updated 2014-04-04

Upper house

Total seats: 56
Total women:8
% women: 14%
Election year:2009
Electoral system:Indirectly elected
Quota type: Legislated Candidate Quotas
Election details: IPU Parline
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Legislated Candidate Quotas
Electoral law
Political funding legislation
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: Electoral law No data available
Rank order/placement rules: Electoral law No data available

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Last updated 2014-03-25

Quota at the Sub-National Level

Quota type:Reserved seats
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Reserved seats
Electoral law
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: Organic Law promoting women's access to electoral mandates and elective offices No data available
Rank order/placement rules: EMB Act No data available

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Last updated 2014-03-25

Additional information

There is no other information available at this time.
Last updated 2014-03-25

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