National Assembly (Chad)

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National Assembly of Chad

Assemblée nationale du Tchad
الجمعية الوطنية لتشاد
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since 20 April 2021
Seats188 members
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National Assembly political groups
Government (116)
  •   Patriotic Salvation Movement (110)
  •   National Rally for Democracy in Chad (6)

Opposition (72)

Length of term
4 years
National Assembly voting system
National Assembly last election
13 February 2011
National Assembly next election
24 October 2021
Meeting place
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Coordinates: 12°07′37″N15°04′45″E / 12.126970°N 15.079206°E / 12.126970; 15.079206


The National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) was the parliament of Chad. It had 188 members, elected for a four-year term. [1] It had 25 single-member constituencies and 34 multi-member constituencies. On 20 April 2021, after Idriss Déby was killed, a coup occurred which dissolved the National Assembly and its functions were assumed by the Transitional Military Council, a junta led by Deby’s son. [2] [3] [4]

Latest elections

Patriotic Salvation Movement 83
National Union for Democracy and Renewal 10
Union for Renewal and Democracy 8
National Rally for Democracy in Chad 8
Federation, Action for the Republic 4
Democratic and Socialist Party for Alternation 2
Chadian Convention for Peace and Development 2
Union for Democracy and the Republic 2
Chadian Democratic Union 1
National Action for Development 1
New Breath for the Republic 1
Rally of People for Democratic Alternation 1
Movement of Patriotic Chadians for the Republic 1
Democratic Party of the Chadian People 1
Union of Democratic Forces/Republican Party 1
Union of Chadian Ecologists 1
African Party for Peace and Social Justice 1
Party for Unity and Reconstruction 1
Source: EISA

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