Parliament of Kenya

bicameral legislature of Kenya

The Parliament of Kenya is the bicameral legislature of Kenya.[3] Members of Parliament meet at the Parliament Buildings in Nairobi. It is made up of two houses: the Senate (upper house) and The National Assembly (lower house). Before 2013, the National Assembly was the unicameral parliament of the country.

Parliament of Kenya
Swahili: Bunge la Kenya
12th Parliament
Type
Type
HousesSenate
National Assembly
History
Preceded by11th Parliament
New session started
31 August 2017 (2017-08-31)
Leadership
Structure
Seats349 (assembly)
67 (senate)
Assembly political groups
Government
  Jubilee Party (171) Opposition
  National Super Alliance (126)
  Other Parties (52)[1]
Senate political groups
Government (34)[2]
  Jubilee (34) Opposition(33)[2]
  National Super Alliance (28)[2]
  Independent (1)[2]
  Other Parties (4)
Length of term
5 years
Elections
Mixed-Member Majoritarian
Mixed-Member Majoritarian
Assembly last election
8 August 2017
Senate last election
8 August 2017
Meeting place
Parliament Buildings and Uhuru Park, Nairobi.jpg
Parliament Buildings and KICC
Nairobi, Kenya
Website
www.parliament.go.ke

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kenya: Jubilee Pointmen Lusaka and Tuju Set for Key Posts - allAfrica.com". Archived from the original on 2019-04-21. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "FACTSHEET: Kenya's new parliament by numbers".
  3. "Establishment and role of Parliament". parliament.go.ke. Archived from the original on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2013.