Congress of the Union

bicameral legislature of the federal government of Mexico


The Congress of the Union (Spanish: Congreso de la Unión), formally known as the General Congress of the United Mexican States (Congreso General de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is the legislature of the federal government of Mexico consisting of two chambers: the Senate of the Republic and the Chamber of Deputies. Its 628 members (128 senators and 500 deputies) meet in Mexico City.

Congress of the Union
Congreso de la Unión
LXIV Legislature
Seal of the Congress
Type
Type
HousesSenate
Chamber of Deputies
History
FoundedSeptember 28, 1821 (1821-09-28)
Leadership
President of the
Senate
Mónica Fernández Balboa, Morena Party (Mexico).png (MORENA)
Since September 1, 2019 (2019-09-01)
President of the
Chamber of Deputies
Laura Rojas Hernández, PAN logo (Mexico).svg (PAN)
Since September 5, 2019 (2019-09-05)
Structure
Seats628
(500 Deputies)
(128 Senators)
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Senate political groups
Government (70)

Opposition (58)

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Chamber of Deputies political groups
Government (314)

Opposition (186)

AuthorityTitle III, Chapter II of the
Political Constitution of
the United Mexican States
Salary$500,000 pesos (Senator)[1][2]
$150,139 pesos (Deputy)[3][4]
Elections
Senate last election
July 1, 2018 (2018-07-01)
Chamber of Deputies last election
July 1, 2018 (2018-07-01)
Motto
La Patria Es Primero
(The Country Is First)
Meeting place
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Senate Palace
Palacio del Senado
Mexico City
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Legislative Palace of San Lazaro
Palacio Legislativo de San Lázaro
Mexico City
Website
Senate Website
Chamber of Deputies Website
Constitution
Mexican Constitution of 1917

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Manual de Percepciones de los Senadores..." (PDF). Senado de la República. p. 5. Retrieved 19 August 2011.[dead link]
  2. "2 Mil 312 Millones Para Sueldos de Senadores y Diputados en 2010". El Siglo de Torreón. Archived from the original on 29 June 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  3. "Poder Legislativo" (PDF). Cámara de Diputados. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 December 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  4. "Consejeros del InfoDF ganan más que Ebrard". La Razón. Archived from the original on 19 August 2017. Retrieved 19 August 2018.