Romania

Chamber of DeputiesSenate

Chamber of Deputies

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Speaker

Speaker
Ion-Marcel Ciolacu (Male)
Year of birth
1967
Additional information
Elected on 29 May 2019.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Silvia-Claudia Mihalcea (Female)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Elected on 21 Feb. 2017.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
257
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
72
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
21.88% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Mara Mareş (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
77
Oldest member
Dumitru Lovin (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
170 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
159 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
259 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
70 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
21 See historical data for this field.
31-40
95
41-45
54 See historical data for this field.
46-50
59 See historical data for this field.
51-60
69 See historical data for this field.
61-70
27 See historical data for this field.
71-80
4 See historical data for this field.
81-90
0 See historical data for this field.
91 and over
0
Number of members, by age
Breakdown of members by age and gender
18 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 45 46 - 50 51 - 60 61 - 70 71 - 80 81 - 90 91 and over Totals per gender
Totals per age interval 0 21 95 54 59 69 27 4 0 0
Total <= 45: 170 Total >= 46: 159
Male 0 15 70 39 51 55 25 4 0 0 259
Female 0 6 25 15 8 14 2 0 0 0 70
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger6.38%4.56%1.82%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger35.26%25.84%9.42%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger51.67%37.69%13.98%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Voluntary political party quotas.
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1929
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Restricted
Detail of restrictions Suffrage: Restrictions detail
No information on restrictions available.
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1946
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
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
1929
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Stand for Election : Restricted or Universal
Restricted
Detail of restrictions Stand for Election: Restrictions detail
No information on restrictions available.
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1946
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Stand for Election : Restricted or Universal
Universal
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1946
First woman speaker
Year of first woman speaker Date at which, for the first time in the country's parliamentary history, a woman became Presiding Officer of Parliament or of one of its Houses.
2008