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The Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives is the lower house of the Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Legislature. In the 2007 election cycle, the CNMI House membership was increased from 18 to 20. Representatives serve two-year terms and are elected from seven election districts: *District 1: Saipan (6 seats) *District 2: Saipan (2 seats) *District 3: Saipan & the Northern Islands (6 seats) *District 4: Saipan (2 seats) *District 5: Saipan (2 seats) *District 6: Tinian (1 seat) *District 7: Rota & Aguiguan (1 seat) The Speaker of the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives is chosen by the House from among its members. N.M.I. Const. art. II, ยง 14(b). In the November 2007 general election, which elected the 16th House, Republicans won a majority (12 seats) and took control of the House in January 2008.


Composition of the House of Representatives




Leadership

For the 22nd Legislature, Edmund Villagomez was elected Speaker, Blas Jonathan Attao was elected Vice Speaker, and Ralph Yumul was elected Floor Leader.

Members of the 22nd Legislature

In the 2020 general election, the Republican Party won nine seats, a resurgent Democratic Party won eight seats, and three seats were won by independents. Two of those independents, Edmund Joseph Sablan Villagomez and Donald Manalang Manglona, are aligned with the Democratic Party while Joseph Flores is aligned with the Republican Party.


Past composition of the House of Representatives




See also

*Northern Mariana Islands Senate *List of Northern Mariana Islands Governors

References



External links


Official websiteThe 16th Legislature, Saipan Tribune, 2008-01-14
Category:Politics of the Northern Mariana Islands Category:Political organizations based in the Northern Mariana Islands Category:Territorial lower houses in the United States Category:Government of the Northern Mariana Islands {{NorthernMarianas-stub