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    National Assembly (Zambia)


    National Assembly
    Coat of arms or logo
    Type
    Type Unicameral
    Leadership
    Speaker Patrick Matibini
    Since 6 October 2011
    Structure
    Seats 157 (+1 Speaker)
    Political groups Elected
         Patriotic Front (60)
         MMD (55)
         UPND (28)
         Independent (3)
         ADD (1)
         FFD (1)
    Other
         Speaker (1)
         Presidential Appointee's (7)
    Elections
    Voting system First-past-the-post
    Last election 20 September 2011
    Meeting place
    Lusaka
    Website
    National Assembly of Zambia
    Coat of Arms of Zambia.svg
    This article is part of a series on the
    politics and government of
    Zambia

    The unicameral National Assembly is Zambia's legislative body.

    The current National Assembly, formed following elections held on 20 September 2011, has a total of 156 members (2 pending by-elections). 150 members are directly elected in single-member constituencies using the simple majority (or First-past-the-post) system. The remaining 8 seats are filled through presidential appointment. All members serve five-year terms.

    Political party distribution among the 150 directly elected seats is as follows:

    election results
    Parties Votes % +/– Seats +/–
    Patriotic Front 1,028,793 38.25 60 +17
    Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 902,619 33.56 55 −20
    United Party for National Development 456,873 16.99 28 +2
    Independents 208,294 7.74 3 ±0
    Alliance for Democracy and Development 31,638 1.18 1 New
    Forum for Democracy and Development 20,243 0.75 1 New
    United National Independence Party 18,444 0.69
    National Movement for Progress 11,828 0.44
    National Restoration Party 4,688 0.17
    Zambians for Empowerment and Development 3,059 0.11
    New Generation Party 657 0.02
    National Revolution Party 505 0.02
    Heritage 485 0.02
    Unified Party for Democracy and Development 442 0.02
    National Party 193 0.01
    Zambia Direct Democracy Movement 177 0.01
    Zambian Conservative Party 168 0.01
    All People's Congress Party 139 0.01
    Citizens Democratic Party 137 0.01
    United Liberal Party 131 0.00
    Federal Democratic Party 27 0.00
    vacant 2
    Total 2,689,540 100.00 150
    Source: Electoral Commission of Zambia (votes), Electoral Commission of Zambia (seats)

    By-elections are to be held in the constituencies of [1]

    Speaker of the National Assembly.


    National Assembly (Zambia) Previous National Assembly election results


    Political Party Election Year
    1964 1968 1991 1996 2001 2006
    United National Independence Party (UNIP) 55 81 25 - 13 -*
    Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) - - 125 131 69 74
    Patriotic Front (PF) - - - - 1 44
    United Party for National Development (UPND) - - - - 49 -*
    Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) - - - - 12 -*
    United Democratic Alliance (UDA) - - - - - 27*
    United Liberal Party (ULP) - - - - - 2
    Heritage Party (HP) - - - - 4 -
    National Democratic Focus (NDF) - - - - - 1
    Zambia Republican Party (ZRP) - - - - 1 -
    African National Congress (ANC) 10 23 - - - -
    National Progressive Party (NPP) 10 - - - - -
    National Party (NP) - - - 05 - -
    Agenda for Zambia (AZ) - - - 02 - -
    Zambian Democratic Congress (ZDC) - - - 02 - -
    Independents - - - 10 1 2
    Others - 01 - - - -
    Total 75 105 150 150 150 150
    *UPND, FDD, and UNIP contested the 2006 election under the UDA alliance

    Notes: Zambia was a one-party state with the United National Independence Party (UNIP) as the sole legal party from 1972 to 1990.


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