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Mauritania
Politics, sometimes defined as the art and science of government. ...



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File links The following pages link to this file: Mauritania List of national coats of arms Categories: Images with unknown source ... Personalities have long exercised an important influence in the politics of Mauritania - the effective exercise of political power in the country depends on control over resources; perceived ability or integrity; and tribal, ethnic, family, and personal considerations. ...

The Military Council for Justice and Democracy (Arabic: المجلس العسكري للعدالة والديمقراطية; French: Le Conseil militaire pour la Justice et la Démocratie) is currently the supreme political body of Mauritania. ... Col. ... List of Heads of Government of Mauritania Affiliations:- PPM = Partie des Personnes de Mauritanian (Mauritanian Peoples Party, to 1961 PRM) - authoritarian PRDS = Parti Républicain Démocratique et Social (Social and Democratic Republican Party, estd. ... Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (born 1945) is the current Prime Minister of Mauritania. ... The Parliament (Barlamane/Parlement) has two chambers. ... The Parliament (Barlamane/Parlement) has two chambers. ... Politics of Mauritania Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Mauritania ... A presidential election was held in Mauritania on November 7, 2003. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections. ...

The Parliament (Barlamane/Parlement) has two chambers. The National Assembly (Al Jamiya al-Wataniyah/Assemblée Nationale) has 81 members, elected for a five year term in single-seat constituencies. From 1961-1978, the only legal party was the Parti du Peuple Mauritanien (PPM). In the 1990s, a multiparty system was introduced in Mauritania. The Parliament (Barlamane/Parlement) has two chambers. ... The bicameral legislature of the United States is housed in a capitol building with two wings. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... Parti du Peuple Mauritanien (PPM, French Mauritanian Peoples Party) was the sole legal party of Mauritania from 1961 to 1978. ...


Latest elections

N.B. These elections were held before the 2005 Coup d'état.

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Summary of the 18 and 26 October 2001 National Assembly of Mauritania election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Democratic and Social Republican Party (Parti Républicain Démocratique et Social) 51.0 64
Rally for Democracy and Unity (Rassemblement pour la Démocratie et l'Unité) 9.6 3
Union for Democracy and Progress (Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès) 8.1 3
Rally of Democratic Forces (Regroupement des Forces Démocratiques) 5.6 3
Action for Change (Action pour Changement) 5.5 4
Union of Progress Forces (Union des Forces du Progrès) UFP . 3
People's Front (Front Populaire) FP . 1
Total (turnout 54.5 %)   81
Source: IPU Parline/AMI and Rulers.

The percentages for the UFP and FP and for combination lists of PRSD-UDP and PRS-UDP-RDU are not available.
The elections were boycotted by the Union of Democratic Forces (Union des Forces Démocratiques). The Democratic and Social Republican Party (Parti Républicain Démocratique et Social) is a political party in Mauritania. ... The Rally for Democracy and Unity (Rassemblement pour la Démocratie et lUnité) is a political party in Mauritania. ... The Union for Democracy and Progress (Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès) is a political party in Mauritania. ... The Rally of Democratic Forces (Regroupement des Forces Démocratiques) is a political party in Mauritania. ... The Action for Change (Action for Change) is a political party in Mauritania. ... The Union of Progress Forces (Union des Forces du Progrès) is a political party in Mauritania. ... The Peoples Front (Front Populaire) is a political party in Mauritania. ... The Union of Democratic Forces (Union des Forces Démocratiques) is a political party in Mauritania. ...


 
 

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