Congress of Yucatán
The Congress of the State of Yucatán (Spanish: Congreso del Estado de Yucatán), or simply the Congress of Yucatán, is the legislative branch of the government of the State of Yucatán. The Congress is the governmental deliberative body of Yucatán, which is equal to, and independent of, the executive. The Congress of Yucatán is a unicameral legislature.
Honourable Congress of the State of Yucatan
|1 period (3 years)|
|Founded||August 20, 1823|
Unicameral political groups
Length of term
|Authority||Constitution of Yucatán (Title four)|
Unicameral voting system
Unicameral last election
|1 July 2018|
Unicameral next election
|Legislative Power Palace, Mérida, Yucatán|
|Official State Congress website|
|Constitution of Yucatan|
The current session of the Congress consists of 25 deputies (15 elected by the first-past-the-post system and 10 by proportional representation). Deputies are elected to serve for a three-year term with the possibility of re-election for an additional term.
Since its installation the congress has been renewed 62 times; the current congress, elected in 2018, is known as the LXII Legislature of the Congress of Yucatán.
The 62nd Legislature of the Congress of Yucatán consists of the following political parties:
|Institutional Revolutionary Party||10|
|National Action Party||6|
|National Regeneration Movement||4|
|Ecologist Green Party of Mexico||1|
|New Alliance Party||1|
|Party of the Democratic Revolution||1|