Senate of Romania facts for kids
Confidence and supply (35)
|1992–2008; 2016–present: Closed list, D'Hondt method
2008–2016: nominal vote, Mixed member proportional representation
|11 December 2016|
|Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest|
The Senate (Romanian: Senat) is the upper house in the bicameral Parliament of Romania. It has 136 seats (before the 2016 Romanian legislative election the number was 176), to which members are elected by direct popular vote using party-list proportional representation in 43 electoral districts (the 41 counties, the city of Bucharest plus 1 constituency for the Romanians living abroad), to serve four-year terms.
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