President of the Congress of Deputies
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|President of the Congress of Deputies
Presidente del Congreso de los Diputados
|Style||Excelentísimo Señor (m) Excelentísima Señora (f)|
|Appointer||Elected by the Congress of Deputies|
|Inaugural holder||Juan Bravo Murillo|
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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