Argentine National Congress

Bicameral legislature of Argentina
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The Congress of the Argentine Nation is the legislative branch of the government of Argentina. It has two parts. There is a 72-seat Senate and a 257-seat Chamber of Deputies.

Argentine National Congress
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Type
Type
HousesSenate
Chamber of Deputies
Leadership
Sergio Massa, Frente de Todos
Since Dec 10, 2019
Structure
Seats72 Senators (List)
257 Deputies (List)
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Senate political groups
Government (35)

Independents (3)

Opposition (34)

  •      JxC (33)
  •      Mediar (1)
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Chamber of Deputies political groups
Government (118)
  •   Frente de Todos (118)

Independents (15)

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

Opposition (124)

Elections
Senate last election
14 November 2021
Chamber of Deputies last election
14 November 2021
Senate next election
2023
Chamber of Deputies next election
2023
Website
Congreso de la Nación (in Spanish)

The Congress building is in Buenos Aires.

The Congress is in charge of setting taxes and customs. These must be the same across the country.[1] It rules the Central Bank of Argentina,[2] manages internal and external debt payment,[3] and the value of national currency[4] (currently the Argentine peso).

ReferencesEdit

  1. Argentine Constitution, art. 75, i. 1, 2 and 3
  2. Argentine Constitution, art. 75, i.6
  3. Argentine Constitution, art. 75, i.7
  4. Argentine Constitution, art. 75, i.11

Coordinates: 34°36′34.75″S 58°23′33.29″W / 34.6096528°S 58.3925806°W / -34.6096528; -58.3925806