Chamber of Deputies (Mexico)

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Chamber of Deputies
Cámara de Diputados
LXIV Legislature
Seal of the Chamber of Deputies
Type
Type
History
FoundedSeptember 28, 1821 (1821-09-28)
Leadership
Laura Rojas Hernández (PAN)
Since 5 September 2019
Structure
Seats500
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Mexico Chamber of Deputies as of 11 2019.svg
Political groups
Government (314)

Opposition (186)

Elections
Parallel voting
300 Seats elected by first-past-the-post
200 seats elected by largest remainder method
[1]
Last election
July 1, 2018 (2018-07-01)
Meeting place
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Chamber of Deputies
San Lázaro Legislative Palace
Mexico City
Mexico
Website
Official Website of the Chamber of Deputies
Footnotes
"Diputadas y Diputados por Entidad Federativa" http://sitl.diputados.gob.mx/LXIV_leg/info_diputados.php


The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of the Congress of the Union, the bicameral legislature of Mexico. The other chamber is the Senate. The structure and responsibilities of both chambers of Congress are defined in Articles 50 to 70 of the current constitution.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mexico: Democratization Through Electoral Reform —". aceproject.org. Retrieved 6 July 2019.