Senate of Uruguay
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The Chamber of Senators (Cámara de Senadores) is the upper house of the General Assembly (Asamblea General) of Uruguay. The Chamber has 30 members elected for a five-year term by proportional representation; the vice-president of Uruguay presides over the chamber's sessions. As of the most recent general election, 16 Senators represent the Frente Amplio, 9 represent the National Party, and 5 represent the Colorado Party.
|Registered voters||2,563,250||89.86% turnout|
|Source: Corte Electoral|
As of the Uruguayan general election, 2009.
As of the Uruguayan general election, 2004.
- (1) Assistant Secretary (Deputy Minister) of Livestock since 2005, replaced Leonardo Nicolini (2005 - 2007) and Alberto Breccia (since February 2007).
- (2) On resignation of Jorge Batlle.
- (3) Minister of Housing since 2005, replaced Margarita Percovich.
- (4) Minister for Social Development since 2005, replaced Eduardo Lorier.
- (5) Minister of Economy from 2005 to 2008, replaced Carlos Baráibar.
- (6) Foreign Minister since 2005, replaced José Korzeniak.
- (7) Minister of Tourism since 2005, replaced Eduardo Ríos.
- (8) was Minister of Livestock between 2005 and 2008, replaced by Lucía Topolansky.
- (9) resigned in March 2007 to assume ownership of the OPP, as did Juan José Bentancor.
- List of members of the Senate of Uruguay, 1989–1994
- List of members of the Senate of Uruguay, 1994–1999
- List of members of the Senate of Uruguay, 1999–2004
- List of members of the Senate of Uruguay, 2004–2009
- List of members of the Senate of Uruguay (current)
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