Argentine Chamber of Deputies

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Argentine Chamber of Deputies
Honorable Cámara de Diputados de la Nación
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None
Leadership
President of the Chamber
Sergio Massa, FdT
Since 10 Dec 2019
1st Vice President of the Chamber
Omar De Marchi, PROJxC
Since 09 Dec 2020
Majority Leader
-
Minority Leader
Germán Pedro Martinez,
FdT
Since 1 Feb 2022
Structure
Seats257 (List)
Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina (2021-2023).svg
Political groups
Government (118)
  •   Frente de Todos (118)

Independents (15)

  •   Federal (8)
  •   United Provinces (5)
  •   SER (1)

Opposition (124)

Length of term
4 years
Elections
Last election
14 November 2021
Meeting place
Sesión Diputados 20-11-2019.jpg
Chamber of Deputies, Congress Palace,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Website
http://www.diputados.gov.ar

The Chamber of Deputies is the lower house of the Argentine National Congress. This Chamber is the only one to levy taxes; to draft troops; and to call the President, cabinet ministers, and members of the Supreme Court before the Senate. There are 257 seats. One-half of the members are elected every two years.

Members must be at least twenty-five years old. They must have been a resident of the province they represent for at least four years.

Each province has one deputy per 161,000 people. Then each province gets 3 more deputies. The minimum number of deputies is five.

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