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unicameral

Politics of or characterized by a single legislative chamber
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If we adopt the parliamentary system with a unicameral assembly, we should also change the existing multi party system into a two-party system.
Out of 193 countries, 79 are bicameral and 114 are unicameral, making a total of 272 chambers of parliament with over 46,000 members of parliament, according to figures from the IPU.
These are some of the pitfalls of the parliamentary unicameral system of government that our neighbors have.
Members of the commission that drafted the present 1987 Constitution said this provision was evidently drawn up when it was believed that the new Congress would be a unicameral body.
However, Alvarez said it's still up to the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments' four technical working groups to propose the features of the new federal government, including whether to retain a bicameral legislature or adopt a unicameral body for the purpose.
It can be helpful in distinguishing unicameral cysts from aneurysmal cysts, GCT, fibrous dysplasia and other benign lesions.
Nebraska is even closer to having LB18 passed by the Nebraska Unicameral. Only one voting session is left and there has been no opposition so it is looking good.
During the election held at Vanuatu's unicameral 52-seat parliament, Salwai, a veteran MP and head of the Reunification of Movements for Change party, became the only candidate for prime minister, garnering votes of 46 of the 52 MPs, with five void votes and one abstention.
Although the Nebraska Legislature is nonpartisan (and unicameral), Nebraskans lean right: In 2014, 48 percent of registered voters were Republicans, 31 percent were Democrats, 20 percent were nonpartisan and 1 percent "other." So, when one of the state's five Electoral College votes went to Barack Obama in 2008, Republicans vowed to change the current split-vote system.
The highest legislative body is a unicameral National Assembly.
Selon les observateurs, Diosdado Cabello, numero trois du regime et considere comme le rival du vice-president Nicolas Maduro, dauphin designe d'Hugo Chavez, devrait etre confirme sans mal a la tete du Parlement unicameral, le parti au pouvoir y disposant de la majorite.
Federal affairs would be so limited in scope that they could be performed competently and without aggrandizement by a unicameral legislature--that is, one house of Congress--as well as various administrative departments and perhaps a federal judiciary.