Cuba national assembly of people’s power 2018 voting live

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Cuba national assembly of people's power 2018 Results Voting Live

Cuba national assembly of people's power Dates 2018

Cuba national assembly of people's power Date: 11 March 2018

The National Assembly of People's Power (Spanish: Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular) is the legislative parliament of the Republic of Cuba and the supreme body of State power. Its members (currently numbering 612) are elected from single-member electoral districts for a term of five years. The Assembly's current President is Esteban Lazo Hernández. The assembly meets twice a year. Between sessions, it is represented by the 31 members Council of State.Cuba national assembly of people's power 2018 Voting live


Cuba national assembly of people's power voting Live 2018 

1.The Assembly is a unicameral (one-chamber) parliament and the only body in Cuba that is vested with both constituent and legislative authority (although the government may pass decrees that have the force of law).

2.It holds two regular sessions a year, which are public unless the Assembly itself votes to hold them behind closed doors for reasons of state. It has permanent commissions to look after issues of legislative interest at times when the Assembly is not in session.

3.The National Assembly has the power to amend the Constitution; to pass, amend, and repeal laws; to debate and approve national plans for economic development, the State budget, credit and financial programs; and to set guidelines for domestic and foreign policies.


Electoral system of Cuba

The government says Cuba's electoral system is one of the world's most democratic because municipal assembly delegates are nominated by neighbours and do not have to belong to the Communist Party. But the path to the National Assembly, and ultimately the presidency, is controlled by the party.


Candidates for national assembly election

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Cuba Parties and leaders 

Communist Party of Cuba, Cuban Liberal Union, Christian Democratic Party of Cuba , Cuban Democratic Socialist Current.


Cuba past election results 

Option Votes % Seats
Full list 6,031,215 81.30 612
Selective vote 1,387,307 18.70
Blank votes 459,384
Total 7,877,906 100 612
Registered voters/turnout 8,668,457 90.88
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