Congress of Paraguay

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Coordinates: 25°16′44″S 57°38′08″W / 25.27889°S 57.63556°W / -25.27889; -57.63556

Congress of the Republic of Paraguay
Congreso de la República de Paraguay
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Type
Type
Houses Chamber of Deputies
Senate
Seats 125 members
80 deputies
45 senators
Meeting place
Asunción
Website
www.diputados.gov.py
www.senado.gov.py
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Paraguay's bicameral Congress (Congreso) consists of a 45-member Senate and an 80-member Chamber of Deputies. It serves as the legislative branch of the Paraguayan state.

Both chambers of Congress are elected concurrently with the president by means of a proportional representation system. Deputies are elected by department and Senators on a nationwide basis.

Latest election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 April 2013 Paraguayan senatorial election results
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Colorado Party 865,206 41.48 19 +4
Authentic Radical Liberal Party 588,054 28.19 13 –1
Guasú Front 238,313 11.43 5 +4
Democratic Progressive Party 144,691 6.94 3 +2
Avanza País 117,056 5.61 2 +2
Beloved Fatherland Party 45,168 2.17 0 –4
Youth Party – Young Force 28,129 1.35 0 New
National Union of Ethical Citizens 9,064 0.43 2 –7
National Encounter Party 7,846 0.38 1 +1
Social Democrat Party 7,768 0.37 0 New
Independent Constitutionalist Movement 7,509 0.36 0 New
Kuña Pyrenda 5,416 0.26 0 New
People in Action Movement 3,673 0.18 0 New
United Democratic Movement for Victory 3,662 0.18 0 New
Paraguayan Humanist Party 3,484 0.17 0 0
Free Homeland Party 2,322 0.11 0 New
Participative Independent Democratic Movement 2,007 0.10 0 New
White Party 1,961 0.09 0 0
Institutional Independent Movement 1,917 0.09 0 New
Green Party 1,541 0.07 0 New
30 August Movement 746 0.04 0 New
Workers' Party 284 0.01 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 159,889
Total 2,407,166 100 45 0
Registered voters/turnout 3,516,275 68.46%
Source: Supreme Electoral Justice Tribunal of Paraguay
e • d Summary of the 21 April 2013 Paraguayan Chamber of Deputies election results
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Colorado Party 919,625 40.99 44 +14
Authentic Radical Liberal Party 656,301 29.25 27 0
National Union of Ethical Citizens 147,534 6.58 2 –13
Guasú Front 122,440 5.46 1 +1
National Encounter Party 108,662 4.84 2 +2
Avanza País 84,826 3.78 2 +2
Beloved Fatherland Party 63,662 2.84 1 –2
Democratic Progressive Party 30,579 1.36 0 –1
Youth Party 28,543 1.27 0 New
Chaqueña Passion Alliance 15,656 0.70 1
Civic Awakening Movement 9,661 0.43 0 New
Kuña Pyrenda 8,153 0.36 0 New
30 August Movement 7,080 0.32 0 New
Social Democrat Party 7,062 0.31 0 New
Independent Constitutionalist Movement 5,063 0.23 0 New
Paraguayan Humanist Party 4,225 0.19 0 0
People in Action Movement 3,107 0.14 0 New
United Democratic Movement for Victory 2,702 0.12 0 New
White Party 2,677 0.12 0 0
Citizens in Power Action Movement 2,017 0.09 0 New
Participative Independent Democratic Movement 1,905 0.08 0 New
Green Party 1,826 0.08 0 New
Concertacion todos por Concepcion 1,822 0.08 0 New
Free Homeland Party 1,625 0.07 0 New
Alianza Alto Paraguay Alegre 1,597 0.07 0 New
Institutional Independent Movement 1,575 0.07 0 New
Workers' Party 1,338 0.06 0 0
Movimiento Propuesta por la Soberania Nacional 783 0.03 0 New
Moviemiento para el Pueblo Encarnacion 656 0.03 0 New
Liberal Party 579 0.03 0 New
Another Paraguay Movement 251 0.01 0 New
Workers' Regional Movement 189 0.01 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 155,905
Total 2,399,626 100 80
Registered voters/turnout 3,516,275 68.24
Source: Supreme Electoral Justice Tribunal of Paraguay

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