Congress of Paraguay

Coordinates: 25°16′44″S 57°38′08″W / 25.27889°S 57.63556°W / -25.27889; -57.63556

Congress of the Republic of Paraguay
Congreso de la República de Paraguay
Houses Chamber of Deputies
Seats 125 members
80 deputies
45 senators
Meeting place
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Paraguay's bicameral Congress (Congreso) consists of a 45-member Senate and an 80-member Chamber of Deputies. It serves as the legislative branch of the Paraguayan state.

Both chambers of Congress are elected concurrently with the president by means of a proportional representation system. Deputies are elected by department and Senators on a nationwide basis.

Latest election

 Summary of the 21 April 2013 Paraguayan senatorial election results
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Colorado Party865,20638.5019+4
Authentic Radical Liberal Party588,05426.1713–1
Guasú Front238,31310.605+4
Democratic Progressive Party144,6916.443+2
Avanza País117,0565.212+2
National Union of Ethical Citizens90,6404.032–7
National Encounter Party78,4603.491+1
Beloved Fatherland Party45,1682.010–4
Youth Party – Young Force28,1291.250New
Social Democrat Party7,7680.350New
Independent Constitutionalist Movement7,5090.330New
30 August Movement7,4600.330New
Kuña Pyrenda5,4160.240New
People in Action Movement3,6730.160New
United Democratic Movement for Victory3,6620.160New
Paraguayan Humanist Party3,4840.1600
Free Homeland Party2,3220.100New
Participative Independent Democratic Movement2,0070.090New
White Party1,9610.0900
Institutional Independent Movement1,9170.090New
Green Party1,5410.070New
Invalid/blank votes159,889
Registered voters/turnout3,516,27568.46%
Source: Supreme Electoral Justice Tribunal of Paraguay
 Summary of the 21 April 2013 Paraguayan Chamber of Deputies election results
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Colorado Party919,62540.9944+14
Authentic Radical Liberal Party656,30129.25270
National Union of Ethical Citizens147,5346.582–13
Guasú Front122,4405.461+1
National Encounter Party108,6624.842+2
Avanza País84,8263.782+2
Beloved Fatherland Party63,6622.841–2
Democratic Progressive Party30,5791.360–1
Youth Party28,5431.270New
Chaqueña Passion Alliance15,6560.701
Civic Awakening Movement9,6610.430New
Kuña Pyrenda8,1530.360New
30 August Movement7,0800.320New
Social Democrat Party7,0620.310New
Independent Constitutionalist Movement5,0630.230New
Paraguayan Humanist Party4,2250.1900
People in Action Movement3,1070.140New
United Democratic Movement for Victory2,7020.120New
White Party2,6770.1200
Citizens in Power Action Movement2,0170.090New
Participative Independent Democratic Movement1,9050.080New
Green Party1,8260.080New
Concertacion todos por Concepcion1,8220.080New
Free Homeland Party1,6250.070New
Alianza Alto Paraguay Alegre1,5970.070New
Institutional Independent Movement1,5750.070New
Workers' Party1,3380.0600
Movimiento Propuesta por la Soberania Nacional7830.030New
Moviemiento para el Pueblo Encarnacion6560.030New
Liberal Party5790.030New
Another Paraguay Movement2510.010New
Workers' Regional Movement1890.010New
Invalid/blank votes155,905
Registered voters/turnout3,516,27568.24
Source: Supreme Electoral Justice Tribunal of Paraguay

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