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Romania

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theChamber of Deputies

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Calin Popescu-Tariceanu (Male)
Year of birth
1952
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary general
Izabela Chencian (Female)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 11 April 2018.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
19
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
13.97% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Not available
See historical data for this field. Compare data of this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Mihai Ciprian ROGOJAN (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
69
Oldest member
Eugen DURBACĂ (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
121
Total per sex
Total of male
152
Total of female
13
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
20
41-45
24
46-50
29
51-60
62
61-70
29
71-80
1
81-90
0
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 0 20 24 29 62 29 1 0 0
Total <= 45: 44 Total >= 46: 121
Male 0 0 18 23 26 58 26 1 0 0 152
Female 0 0 2 1 3 4 3 0 0 0 13
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger12.12%10.91%1.21%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger26.67%24.85%1.82%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Voluntary political party quotas.
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".
2,226
Notes
A total of 6,476 candidates ran in the 2016 elections. They included 1,797 women, or 27.7%.

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
116
Number of women elected
20
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.
14.71%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
20

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.
116
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.
20
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.
Calin Popescu-Tariceanu (Male)
Political party
Liberal-Democrat Alliance (ALDE)
Date of election
21.12.2016
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
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.
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
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.
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