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[edit]

Composition of the Chamber of Deputies.
e • d 2009 Uruguayan parliamentary election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Chamber of
Deputies
Senate
Broad Front 1,105,262 49.34 50 16
National Party 669,942 29.90 30 9
Colorado Party 392,307 17.51 17 5
Independent Party 57,360 2.56 2
Popular Assembly 15,428 0.69
Total 2,240,299 100.00
Registered voters 2,563,250 89.86% turnout
Source: Corte Electoral

Historical seat division[edit]

1989–1994[edit]

39 30 21 9
NP CP PE PP

1994–1999[edit]

32 31 31 5
CP NP PE NS

1999–2004[edit]

40 33 22 4
PE CP NP NS

2004–2009[edit]

52 36 10 1
BF NP CP IP

2009–2014[edit]

50 30 17 2
BF NP CP IP

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