Europa World: The Europa World Year Book online Routledge -- Taylor & Francis group
Emilio Monzó Gabriela Michetti


Argentina: Senate

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

President: Gabriela Michetti.

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 March 2018 from

Emilio Monzó Gabriela Michetti

Back to Top

Please note, this site uses web standards that your browser does not support.
See help for further information.