San Marino

Great and General Council

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

About parliament

Basic information such as the official name of parliament and details of its structure and leadership. Also includes the current breakdown of MPs by sex and age, and provisions for quotas and reserved seats.

Parliament name
Consiglio grande e generale (Great and General Council)
Chamber name
Consiglio grande e generale (Great and General Council)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1989
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Twelve Plus Group

Speaker

Official title
Captain Regent of the Great and General Council
Speaker
Alessandro Rossi (Male)
Date of birth: 10 Aug 1967
Term
01 Apr 2024 to 01 Oct 2024
Official title
Captain Regent of the Great and General Council
Speaker
Milena Gasperoni (Female)
Date of birth: 23 Sep 1961
Term
01 Apr 2024 to 01 Oct 2024

Speaker terms

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Secretary general

Official title
Head of the State Institutional Secretariat
Secretary General
Giovanna Crescentini (Female)
Term
01 Oct 1992

Members

Statutory number of members
60

Notes: The two Heads of State (Capitani Regenti) also serve as Speakers of the Great and General Council.

Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
60
Current number of members
60
Men
42
Women
18
Percentage of women
30.0%
Population (in thousands)
34
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
567

Age

Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at the start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature, except when parliament notifies the IPU of a change in the youngest or oldest member.

Average age of all members
46.9
(2019-12)
Youngest member
Giovanni Maria Zonzini (Male)
Youngest member (years)
21
Oldest member
Fernando Bindi (Male)
Oldest member (years)
81
Number of members, by age (2019-12)
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
Male 0 6 6 8 7 6 6 0 1 0 40
Female 0 1 3 5 4 5 2 0 0 0 20
Totals per age interval 0 7 9 13 11 11 8 0 1 0 60
Total <= 45: 29 Total >= 46: 31
Percentage of members, by age
Age at the last election or renewal Overall Male Female
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger
11.7% 10.0% 1.7%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
26.7% 20% 6.7%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
48.3% 33% 15.0%

Reserved seats and quotas

There are reserved seats in parliament for certain groups
No
Electoral quota for women
Yes

Notes: No list may have more than two thirds of candidates of the same sex.

Sources: Cf. Art. 15, Law No. 6/1996 (Electoral Law).

Youth quota
No

Links to additional information

Parliamentary website
List of members
Rules of procedure/Standing Orders
Constitution
No information available

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No