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House of Representatives of Jordan
مجلس النواب
Majlis Al-Nuwaab
18th Parliament
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
4 years
History
Founded January 1, 1952 (1952-01-01)
Leadership
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Atef Tarawneh, Independent
Since 20 September 2016
Structure
Seats 130
House of Representatives makeup
Political groups
  •      Islamic Action Front (10)
  •      Zamzam (5)
  •      Islamic Centrist Party (5)
  •      National Current (4)
  •      Justice and Reform Party (2)
  •      Civil Alliance (1)
  •      Arab Socialist Ba'ath (1)
  •      Communist Party (1)
  •      National Union (1)
  •      Al-Awn (1)
  •      Independent (99)
Elections
Open list proportional representation (15 seats reserved for women, nine for Christians, and three for Chechens and Circassians)
Last election
20 September 2016
Next election
2020 or earlier
Meeting place
Al-Abdali, Amman

The House of Representatives of Jordan is the elected lower house of the Jordanian parliament which, along with the Senate, composes the legislature of Jordan.

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