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The unicameral National Assembly of Guinea is the country's legislative body.

The National Assembly that was formed following the 30 June 2002 parliamentary election had a total of 114 members. 76 members were directly elected through a system of proportional representation using national party-lists, while 38 members were elected in single member constituencies using the simple majority (or First-past-the-post) system. Members serve five-year terms. Elections due in 2007 were postponed initially to November 2008 and then to May 2009; a military coup in December 2008 resulted in the dissolution of the National Assembly, and it is unclear when the next election will be held.

e • d  Summary of the 30 June 2002 National Assembly of Guinea election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Party of Unity and Progress (Parti de l'Unité et du Progrès) 1,947,318 61.5 85
Union for Progress and Renewal (Union pour le Progrès et le Renouveau) 842,270 21.7 20
Union for Progress of Guinea (Union pour le Progrès de la Guinée) 130,065 4.1 3
Democratic Party of Guinea-African Democratic Rally (Parti Démocratique de Guinée-Rassemblement Démocratique Africain) 107,666 3.4 3
National Alliance for Progress (Alliance Nationale pour le Progrès) 62,780 2.0 2
Party of the Union for Development (Parti de l’Union pour le Développement) 20,823 0.7 1
Total (turnout 71.6%) 3,162,855   114
Source: Democraf. The elections were boycotted by the Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen.

Twenty-two women occupied seats in the National Assembly following the 2002 election.

Aboubacar Somparé was President of the National Assembly from September 2002 to December 2008.

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