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The National Assembly is the legislative branch of the government of Ecuador
Ecuador , officially the Republic of Ecuador is a representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean to the west. It is one of only two countries in South America, along with Chile, that do not have a border...

 that replaced the National Congress
National Congress of Ecuador
The National Congress was the unicameral legislative branch of the government of Ecuador prior to November 2007....

 in 2009, under the 2008 Constitution.


According to Article 119 of the 2008 Constitution of Ecuador, candidates to the National Assembly must meet the following requirements:
1) Be an Ecuadorian national.
2) Be at least 18 years of age at the time of registering for one's candidacy
3) Be in possession of political rights