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Madagascar

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National Assembly

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theSenate

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Christine Razanamahasoa (Female)
Year of birth
1951
Additional information
Elected on 16 July 2019.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Calvin Randriamahafanjary (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 7 Aug. 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
127
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
24
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
15.89% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
49.00
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Marco Tsaradia (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
68
Oldest member
Christine Harijaona Razanamahasoa (Female)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Elections > Election results

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
810

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
124
Number of women elected
27
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
17.88%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
27

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
124
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
27
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Christine Razanamahasoa (Female)
Political party
Isika Rehetra Miaraka amin'i Andry Rajoelina (IRD)
Date of election
16.07.2019
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1960
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1959
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Women first exercised their right to vote in 1960
Women’s right to stand for election
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1959
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
Women first exercised their rights 1960
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1965