Silesian Regional Assembly

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Silesian Regional Assembly

Sejmik Województwa Śląskiego
POL wojewodztwo slaskie COA.svg
Type
Type
Leadership
Chairperson
Jan Kawulok, PiS
Vice-Chairpersons
Marshal
Jakub Chełstowski, PiS
Structure
Seats45 councillors
Poland Silesia Regional Assembly 2018.svg
Political groups
Executive board
  •   PiS (22)
  •   Independent (1) [lower-alpha 1]

Opposition parties

Elections
Last election
21 October 2018
Meeting place
Katowice - Gmach Sejmu Slaskiego 01.jpg
Silesian Parliament Building, Katowice
Website
Silesian Regional Assembly

The Silesian Regional Assembly (Polish : Sejmik Województwa Śląskiego) is the regional legislature of the Voivodeship of Silesia in Poland. It is a unicameral parliamentary body consisting of forty-five councillors elected for a five-year term. The current chairperson of the assembly is Jan Kawulok of PiS. [1]

Contents

The assembly elects the executive board that acts as the collective executive for the regional government, headed by the voivodeship marshal. The current Executive Board of Silesia is a coalition government between Law and Justice and Wojciech Kałuża, independent councilor elected from the KO. [2] The board's current chief executive is Marshal Jakub Chełstowski of PiS. [3]

The Silesian Assembly convenes within the Silesian Parliament building in Katowice.

Districts

Members of the assembly are elected from seven districts, serve five-year terms. Districts does not have the constituencies formal names. Instead, each constituency has a number and territorial description.

NumberSeatsCity countiesLand counties
17 Bielsko-Biała Bielsko, Cieszyn, Żywiec
26 Katowice, Mysłowice, Tychy Bieruń-Lędziny, Pszczyna
37 Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Rybnik, Żory Mikołów, Racibórz, Rybnik, Wodzisław
47 Bytom, Gliwice Gliwice, Lubliniec, Tarnowskie Góry
56 Chorzów, Piekary Śląskie, Ruda Śląska, Siemianowice Śląskie, Świętochłowice, Zabrze None
65 Częstochowa Częstochowa, Kłobuck, Myszków
77 Dąbrowa Górnicza, Jaworzno, Sosnowiec Będzin, Zawiercie

Composition

1998 [4]

First Silesian Regional Assembly Sejmik Wojewodztwa Slaskiego I kadencji.svg
First Silesian Regional Assembly
Political groupsMandates
Akcja Wyborcza Solidarność 31
Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej 31
Unia Wolności 12
Przymierze Społeczne1
Total75

2002 [5]

Political groupsMandates
Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej – Unia Pracy20
Platforma Obywatelska – Prawo i Sprawiedliwość 10
Liga Polskich Rodzin 7
Samoobrona Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej 6
Wspólnota Samorządowa Województwa Śląskiego4
Unia Samorządowa1
Total48

2006 [6]

2006 Silesian Regional Assembly Silesian Parliament 2006.svg
2006 Silesian Regional Assembly
Political groupsMandates
Platforma Obywatelska 21
Prawo i Sprawiedliwość 16
Lewica i Demokraci 8
Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe 3
Total48

2010 [7]

2010 Silesian Regional Assembly Silesian Parliament 2010.svg
2010 Silesian Regional Assembly
Political groupsMandates
Platforma Obywatelska 22
Prawo i Sprawiedliwość 11
Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej 10
Ruch Autonomii Śląska 3
Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe 2
Total48

2014 [8]

2014 Silesian Regional Assembly Silesian Parliament.svg
2014 Silesian Regional Assembly
Political groupsMandates
Platforma Obywatelska 17
Prawo i Sprawiedliwość 16
Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe 5
Ruch Autonomii Śląska 4
SLD Lewica Razem 3
Total45

2018 [9]

2018 Silesian Regional Assembly Poland Silesia Regional Assembly 2018.svg
2018 Silesian Regional Assembly
Political groupsMandates
Prawo i Sprawiedliwość 22
Koalicja Obywatelska 20
SLD Lewica Razem 2
Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe 1
Total45

See also

Notes

  1. Elected from KO

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