|Mauritanian Parliament |
|Seats||151 members (95 and 56)|
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politics and government of
The Parliament (Barlamane/Parlement) has two chambers.
- the National Assembly (Al Jamiya al-Wataniyah/Assemblée Nationale) has 95 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies.
- the Senate (Majlis al-Shuyukh/Sénat) has 56 members, 53 members elected for a six-year term by munical councillors with one third renewed every two years and 3 members elected by Mauritanians abroad.