Speaker (politics)

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The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.wikipedia
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Chairperson

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The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair. In Singapore, the Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore is the head officer of the country's legislature.
The chairperson of a parliamentary chamber is often called the speaker.

President (government title)

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In other cultures other styles are used, mainly being equivalents of English "chairman" or "president".
As such, it originally designated the officer who presides over or "sits before" a gathering and ensures that debate is conducted according to the rules of order (see also chairman and speaker), but today it most commonly refers to an executive official in any social organization.

President of the Senate (Australia)

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The President of the Senate is the presiding officer of the Australian Senate, the upper house of the Parliament.
The President of the Senate is the presiding officer of the Australian Senate, the upper house of the Parliament of Australia.

Speaker of the House of Commons (Canada)

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In Canada, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the individual elected to preside over the House of Commons, the elected lower house.
The Speaker's role in presiding over Canada's House of Commons is similar to that of speakers elsewhere in other countries that use the Westminster system.

Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore

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In Singapore, the Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore is the head officer of the country's legislature.
The Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore is the head officer of the Parliament of the Republic of Singapore.

Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom)

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The Speaker is the individual elected to preside over the elected House of Commons.
The Speaker presides over the House's debates, determining which members may speak and which amendments are selected for consideration.

Lord Speaker

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The Lord Speaker is the presiding officer of the House of Lords.
The Lord Speaker is the presiding officer of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

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The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives presides over the lower house of Congress, the House of Representatives, and is elected to that position by the entire House membership.
The speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.

Debate chamber

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The speaker decides who may speak and has the powers to discipline members who break the procedures of the chamber or house.
At one end is commonly found a chair, throne, or podium for a Speaker, a monarch or president, or chairperson, respectively.

Bicameralism

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In the forty-nine states that have a bicameral legislature, the highest leadership position in the lower house is usually called the "Speaker" and the upper house is usually the "President of the (State) Senate. In Nebraska—the only state with a unicameral legislature—the senators elect one senator to serve as "Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature". In Tennessee, the senators elect a "Speaker of the Senate" who presides over the Tennessee Senate and serves as lieutenant governor.

President of the Senate

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When the upper house is called a senate, the equivalent title is often President of the Senate.
It corresponds to the speaker in some other assemblies.

Tennessee Senate

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In the forty-nine states that have a bicameral legislature, the highest leadership position in the lower house is usually called the "Speaker" and the upper house is usually the "President of the (State) Senate. In Nebraska—the only state with a unicameral legislature—the senators elect one senator to serve as "Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature". In Tennessee, the senators elect a "Speaker of the Senate" who presides over the Tennessee Senate and serves as lieutenant governor.
The Senate elects one of its own members as Speaker and the Speaker automatically becomes Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee.

Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament

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The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, and Presiding Officer of the Northern Ireland Assembly fulfill the same role as the speaker.
The Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament (Oifigear-Riaghlaidh, Preses o the Scots Pairlament) is the President of the Scottish Parliament.

Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales

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The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, and Presiding Officer of the Northern Ireland Assembly fulfill the same role as the speaker.
The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales (Llywydd) is the Speaker of the National Assembly for Wales, elected by the Members of the National Assembly for Wales to chair their meetings (plenary sessions); to maintain order; and to protect the rights of Members.

Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly

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The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, and Presiding Officer of the Northern Ireland Assembly fulfill the same role as the speaker.
The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly (originally having the title of Presiding Officer) is the presiding officer of the Northern Ireland Assembly, elected on a cross-community vote by the Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Speaker of the House of Assembly

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Speaker of the House of Assembly may refer to any of the following presiding officers ("speakers") of legislative bodies styled Houses of Assembly:

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly is a title commonly held by presiding officers of parliamentary bodies styled legislative assemblies.

Cathaoirleach

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Cathaoirleach (Irish for chairperson; plural: Cathaoirligh) is the title of the chair (or presiding officer) of Seanad Éireann, the sixty-member upper house of the Oireachtas, the legislature of Ireland.

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

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The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (Président de l'Assemblée législative de l'Ontario) is the presiding officer of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

Speaker of the House of Commons

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Speaker of the House of Commons is a political leadership position found in countries that have a House of Commons, where the membership of the body elects a Speaker to lead its proceedings.

United States House of Representatives

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The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives presides over the lower house of Congress, the House of Representatives, and is elected to that position by the entire House membership.
The presiding officer, the speaker of the House enforces the rules of the House, and may warn members who deviate from them.

Deliberative assembly

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The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.