Chamber of Deputies of Uruguay

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The House of Representatives (Cámara de Representantes)1 is the lower house of the General Assembly of Uruguay (Asamblea General). The Chamber has 99 members, elected for a five-year term by proportional representation with at least two members per department. As of the last election, the Broad Front has retained its majority with 50 Deputies with the National Party receiving 31, the Colorado Party receiving 17, and the Independent Party electing two.2

Latest elections

Composition of the Chamber of Deputies.
e • d 2009 Uruguayan parliamentary election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Chamber of
Deputies
Senate
Broad Front 1,093,869 47.49 50 16
National Party 657,327 28.54 30 9
Colorado Party 383,912 16.67 17 5
Independent Party 56,156 2.44 2
Popular Assembly 15,166 0.66
Total 2,303,336 100.00
Registered voters 2,563,250 89.86% turnout
Source: Corte Electoral

Historical seat division

1989–1994

39
30
21
9
NP
CP
PE
PP

1994–1999

32
31
31
5
CP
NP
PE
NS

1999–2004

40
33
22
4
PE
CP
NP
NS

2004–2009

52
36
10
1
BF
NP
CP
IP

2009–2014

50
30
17
2
BF
NP
CP
IP

See also

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Coordinates: 34°53′28″S 56°11′14″W / 34.89111°S 56.18722°W / -34.89111; -56.18722









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