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Andorra (Principality of Andorra)

Andorra (Principality of Andorra) has a Unicameral parliament with the use of voluntary party quotas. 13 of 28 (46%) seats in the Consell general / General Council are held by women.

At a glance

Structure of Parliament: Unicameral

Are there legislated quotas...

  • For the Single/Lower House? No
  • For the Sub-National Level?

Are there voluntary quotas...

  • Adopted by political parties? Yes

Is there additional information?...

  • Yes

Last updated: Feb 1, 2022

Single/Lower House

Consell general / General Council

Total seats 28
Total Women 13
% Women 46%
Election Year 2019
Electoral System Parallel
Quota Type
Election details IDEA Voter Turnout - IPU Parline

Voluntary Political Party Quotas*

Party Official name Details, Quota provisions
Liberal Party of Andorra Liberals d'Andorra [L'A] The party shall ensure gender parity and the democratic functioning of its organs, through periodicity in the renewal and limitation of mandates (Article 1(f) of the Party Statutes)

* Only political parties represented in parliament are included. When a country has legislated quotas in place, only political parties that have voluntary quotas that exceed the percentage/number of the national quota legislation are presented in this table.

Additional Information

Andorra has a high number of both women and young people in parliament, with seats held by women in parliament increasing to 46% this year from 32% in 2019 (IPU, 2021).

Women's right to vote took place in 1970, whilst the right to stand for election followed just 3 years after in 1973.  Their first woman in parliament was elected in 1993, with recent goals being attained in 2019 as they celebrate their first women speaker (IPU, 2019)

Sources

OFFICIAL SOURCES:

  • Liberal Party of Andorra - Statute

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