Chamber of Deputies (Brazil)

lower house of the National Congress of Brazil

The Chamber of Deputies (Portuguese: Câmara dos Deputados) is a federal legislative body and the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil. The chamber comprises 513 deputies, who are elected by proportional representation to serve four-year terms.

Chamber of Deputies
Câmara dos Deputados
56th Legislature of the National Congress
Logo of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
FoundedMay 6, 1826 (1826-05-06)
New session started
February 1, 2020 (2020-02-01)
Leadership
Rodrigo Maia, DEM
Since July 14, 2016
Government Leader
Major Vitor Hugo, PSL
Majority Leader
Aguinaldo Ribeiro, PP
Opposition Leader
Alessandro Molon, PSB
Minority Leader
Jandira Feghali, PCdoB
Structure
Seats513
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Political groups
Government (348)

Opposition (154)

Independent (11)

Length of term
4 years
Elections
Open list proportional representation
Last election
October 7, 2018
Next election
October 2, 2022
Meeting place
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Ulysses Guimarães plenary chamber
National Congress building
Brasília, Federal District, Brazil
Website
www.camara.gov.br

The current President of the Chamber is the deputy Rodrigo Maia (DEM-RJ), who was reelected in February 1, 2019.

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