Member of the Legislative Assembly. There are currently 79 MLAs. MLAs perform a variety of functions. They debate and vote on bills, budget items and other measures that come before the Legislative Assembly. They also represent their constituents in the Assembly by asking questions to cabinet ministers, presenting petitions and raising issues of local concern. MLAs maintain offices in their electoral districts and provide advice and information services to their constituents. For more information on the role and duties of MLAs, visit the Legislative Assembly's web-site, www.legis.gov.bc.ca, and click on "Members".