Elected by provincial residents of the age of 19 and older based on the principle of universal, equal, direct and secret ballot election
Qualification to Become a Candidate: Provincial residents of the age of 25 and older who have been living continuously in Gyeonggi-do for 60 days or longer as of the day of election.
Term of Office: 4 years, term of office starting on the day following the expiration of the term of his/her predecessor However, the term of office of a member selected through by-election is the remaining term of his/her predecessor and it shall commence from the moment of election once finalized.
Duties of Assembly Members
- To faithfully perform duties according to conscience by prioritizing public interest
- To be obligated to upholding integrity and maintaining dignity as a member
- To not acquire property rights, interests or equivalent positions or mediate such acquisition to others through contracts or disposition of the contracts with local autonomous organizations, public organizations or enterprises by abusing his or her position.
The 9th Gyeonggi Provincial Assembly
127 members (115 members of local constituencies, 12 proportional representatives)
Chairperson and Vice Chairperson
Elected through secret ballot voting with attendance by a majority of incumbent members and votes by a majority of the attending members
1 chairperson, 2 vice chairpersons
Term of Office
2 years (first half, second half)
Duty of Chairperson
To represent the assembly, organize proceedings, maintain order in the assembly hall, supervise clerical affairs of the assembly and consult with representatives of negotiation bodies on key operations concerning the assembly management, such as the matters for management of the proceedings, assembly organization and external cooperation
Duty of Vice Chairperson: To act on behalf of chairperson in case of an accident of the chairperson
The plenary session is a conference body comprised of all assembly members. All matters submitted to the assembly are resolved through the plenary session before a final decision is made. With an exception of specific matters, voting on general items is carried out on the basis of attendance by a majority of the incumbent members and agreement by a majority of the attending members. The chairperson also has a vote. If the voting result is a tie, the matter in question is deemed to have been voted down.
The assembly establishes committees according to the ordinance for efficient and productive deliberation on matters. The committees review and handle bills and petitions for the related fields. The result of a review on a bill conducted by a committee is reported at the plenary session where it functions as the data for judgment. The final resolution of the bill is carried out at the plenary session. The committees are divided into standing committees and special committees that handle specific matters.
There are 11 standing committees, such as for assembly operation, planning and financing and economy, science and technology. An assembly member becomes a standing committee member (Operating committee members can hold positions concurrently.) The assembly chairperson cannot be a standing committee member. The term of service of committee members is two years.
The 9th Assembly: 11 standing committees
Assembly operation, planning and financing, economy, science and technology, security and administration, culture, sports and tourism, agricultural and maritime affairs, health and welfare, construction and transportation, urban environment, gender equality, family and educational cooperation, education
Special committees are installed and the period of their activities is decided through resolution at the plenary session if relevant to the fields of a number of standing committees or for investigation on a specific matter. Special committees must submit a report on the results of their activities at the plenary session before expiration of the periods of their activities.