Senate of Romania

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The Senate
Senatul
6th Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type Upper house
Leadership
President Mircea Geoană, Social Democratic Party
since 19 December 2008
Vicepresidents Crin Antonescu (PNL)
Anca Boagiu (PD-L)
Alexandru Pereş (PD-L)
Dan Voiculescu (PSD+PC)
since December 2008
Secretaries David Gheorghe (PD-L)
Onofrei Orest (PD-L)
Popa Cornel (PNL)
Silistru Doina (PSD+PC)
since December 2008
Quaestors Ioan Chelaru (PSD+PC)
Constantin Dumitru (PD-L)
Dan-Radu Ruşanu (PNL)
Attila Verestóy (UDMR)
since December 2008
Structure
Members 137
Political groups       PD-L (51)
      PSD + PC (48 + 1)
      PNL (28)
      UDMR (9)
Committees
Elections
Voting system 1992 - 2008: Closed list, D'Hondt method
since 2008: nominal vote, Mixed member proportional representation
Last election 30 November 2008
Meeting place
Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest
Website
www.senat.ro

The Senate of Romania is one of the two parts of the parliament. It has 137 seats as of November, 2004.[source?] After the Romanian Revolution of 1989, the Senate met in the "Palatul Senatului". That building is found in the Revolution Square.

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