House of Peoples' Representatives

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House of Peoples' Representatives
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Abadula Gemeda, OPDO
Since 4 October 2010
Seats 547
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Political groups

Government (502)

  OPDO: 180 seats
  ANDM: 138 seats
  SEPDM: 123 seats
  EPRDF: 23 seats
  TPLF: 38 seats

Opposition (45)

  ESPDP: 24 seats
  BGPDUF: 9 seats
  ANDP: 8 seats
  GPDM: 3 seats
  Habli: 1 seat
Last election
24 May 2015

The Federal Parliamentary Assembly of Ethiopia has two chambers. The lower house is the House of Peoples' Representatives (Amharic የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤትYehizbtewekayoch Mekir Bet) with 547 members (22 seats are reserved for representatives of minority nationalities and peoples), elected for five-year terms in single-seat constituencies.

2015 elections

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Speakers of the House of Peoples' Representatives

Name Entered office Left office
Dawit Yohannes[1] 1995 2005
Teshome Toga Chanaka[2] October 10, 2005 October 3, 2010
Abadula Gemeda[3] October 4, 2010 Present


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

External links

  • The House of Peoples' Representatives

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