Rodrigo Maia is reelected president of the House of Representatives with 334 votes

The MP will lead the work in the House for the next two years. The vote was secret, as envisaged in the Internal Rules of the House.
01/02/2019 19h43 - Updated 2/02/2019 16h36
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Coordination with right-wing parties, center and left assured the deputy Rodrigo Maia (DEM-RJ) Motion of the chair for the third time after. Parliamentary Rio will lead the work in the House for the next two years.

He had 334 votes and won the election in the first round. The vote was secret, as envisaged in the Internal Rules of the House.

The victory came after the current commander of the House be mentioned largest parliamentary bloc of the legislature started today, which has 11 parties and 301 MEPs, Camera according to: PAGE, PP, PSD, MDB, PR, PRB, THE, PSDB, PTB, PSC is PMN.

Besides Maia, six other deputies ran for president of the Chamber:
Rodrigo Maia (DEM-RJ) – 334 votes
Fábio Ramalho (MDB-MG) – 66
Marcelo Freixo (PSOL-RJ) – 50
Jःc (PSB-AL) – 30
Marcel Van Hattem (New-RS) – 23
Ricardo Barros (PP-PR) – 4
General Petterneli (PSL-SP) – 2

whites – 3

To win in the first round, he must have received the absolute majority of votes. Since the quorum required for the start of the vote was 257 of 513 MEPs.

If no one had obtained the minimum number of votes, the election would go to the second round with the top two candidates. If there was a tie, win the one who had the largest number of legislatures.

Presiding Officers of the House still has six fixed positions –two Vice-Presidents, four secretaries– and four alternates, which will also be elected on Friday.

The session was chaired by Deputy Gonzaga Patriota (PSB-PE). That's because it is the oldest among those who have more mandates. The rule is also part of the House Regiment.

Source: UOL


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