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Argentina: Senate

The Vice-President of the Republic is ex officio President of the Senate. In addition, there is a provisional President.

The Senate has 72 directly elected members, three from each province. One-third of these seats are renewable every two years. The last elections were held on 22 October 2017.

Distribution of Seats by Legislative Bloc, January 2018

Partido Justicialista*  21 
Unión Cívica Radical  11 
Frente Propuesta Republicana (Frente PRO)  9 
Frente para la Victoria  8 
Movimiento Popular Neuquino  2 
Partido Justicialista La Pampa  2 
Frente Cívico por Santiago  2 
Justicialista San Luis  2 
Misiones  2 
Avanzar San Luis  1 
Chubut Somos Todos  1 
Frente Cívico y Social de Catamarca  1 
Frente Popular  1 
Justicialista Chubut  1 
Justicialista 8 de Octubre  1 
Movimiento Popular Fueguino  1 
Pares  1 
Producción y Trabajo  1 
Proyecto Sur/UNEN  1 
Río—Frente Progresista  1 
Santa Fe Federal  1 
Vacant  1 
Total  72 
* Mainly comprising representatives of the Frente para la Victoria.
 Comprising members of the Cambiemos alliance.
 Including the Unidad Ciudadana led by former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

Citation: Senate (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 20 October 2018 from

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