Senate (Ivory Coast)

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Senate
Sénat
Parliament of Ivory Coast
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded 2016
New session started
2017 (expected)
Leadership
President
TBD, TBD
Since 2017 (expected)
Seats 120 members
Elections
Indirect election
Meeting place
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Le Plateau, Abidjan
Coat of arms of Ivory Coast.svg
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The Senate will be the upper house of the Parliament of Ivory Coast. The Senate will be created after a new constitution was approved by a referendum in 2016.[1]

History[edit]

The Senate is expected to first sit in 2017, after the first Ivorian senatorial election.[2][3] Under the constitution the Senate is expected to represent the regions.

Electoral system[edit]

The Senate will have 120 seats, of which 80 will be elected and 40 appointed by the President, with each region having 3 or 4 Senators. The elected seats will be elected by members of municipal and regional councils.[4][5]

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