President of the Congress of Deputies

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President of the Congress of Deputies
Presidente del Congreso de los Diputados
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Incumbent
Ana Pastor Julián

since 13 January 2016
Style Excelentísimo Señor (m) Excelentísima Señora (f)
Appointer Elected by the Congress of Deputies
Inaugural holder Juan Bravo Murillo
Formation Spanish Constitution

The President of the Congress of Deputies (Spanish: Presidente del Congreso de los Diputados) is the presiding officer of the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of Spain's Cortes Generales. The office was established in 1978 by Article 72, Section 2 of the Spanish Constitution, which states in part, "The Houses shall choose their respective Presidents...".

The current president, of the XII Legislature, is Ana Pastor Julián, a member of the People's Party who was the incumbent caretaker Minister of Public Works and Transport, who represents the electoral district of Pontevedra.

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