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Parliament of Mongolia

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Published: January 27, 2015 02:23 pm

Mongolia ParliamentThe State Great Assembly or the State Great Khural is the unicameral Parliament of Mongolia that consists of 76 members elected by a mixed electoral system. The members represent 26 multi-member constituencies and are elected by bloc vote for a term of four years. The election is only valid if 50% of the electorate participates in the polls. Mongolian citizens are allowed to vote at the age of 18 and may be elected to office at the age of 25. The government is dissolved and new elections are called if the prime minister or half of the ministers in the Cabinet resign. The members elect a chairman from among their own numbers. The chairman executes the roles of the speaker of the legislative as well as deputy of the president, and is ranked second in the hierarchy of the State after the president. The chairperson supervises the sessions of the Parliament and is responsible for its voting procedures. He automatically becomes a member of the National Security Council.

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