Data on youth

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Year of birth
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Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature.


Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Auma Hellen Wandera (Female)

Reserved seats and quotas

Number of reserved seats, by group
Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.
Reserved seat. Five reserved seats for youth MPs, law adopted in 1993. The youth MPs are selected by the National Youth Delegates Conference. Recently challenged as unconstitutional.
Elections > Election system

Eligibility and voting

Minimum age of eligibility The minimum age to become a member of parliament, or to run in parliamentary elections, may be different for each chamber in bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is sometimes higher than the minimum age for voting.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?