Chamber of Deputies (Bolivia)
Chamber of Deputies
Cámara de Diputados
Sergio Choque, MAS
since 14 November 2019
|Additional Member System|
|5 October 2014|
|18 October 2020|
|Legislative Palace building in Plaza Murillo|
The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia. The composition and powers of this house are established in the Political Constitution of the State.
The Chamber of Deputies comprises 130 seats, elected using the additional member system: 70 deputies are elected to represent single-member electoral districts, 7 of which are Indigenous or Campesino seats elected by the usos y costumbres of minority groups, 60 are elected by proportional representation from party lists on a departmental basis. Deputies also serve five-year terms, and must be aged at least 25 on the day of the election.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Bolivia: Ley del Régimen Electoral, 30 de junio de 2010". Lexivox. Retrieved 10 February 2015.