National Assembly (Benin)

The unicameral National Assembly is Benin's legislative body.

National Assembly

Assemblée nationale
Type
Type
HousesNational Assembly
History
Founded1959[1]
Leadership
Louis Vlavonou, Progressive Union
since 18 May 2019
Structure
Seats109 members
Political groups
Majority (81)

Opposition (28)

Length of term
4 years[2]
Elections
Party-list proportional representation
Last election
2023
Next election
2027
Meeting place
Porto-Novo, Benin
Website
https://assemblee-nationale.bj

The National Assembly in Porto-Novo as it exists today was formed in 1990. The current National Assembly has 83 members, who are directly elected through a system of party-list proportional representation and serve five-year terms.[3]


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