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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
62nd Legislature
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Type
Term limits
1 period (3 years)
History
FoundedAugust 20, 1823 (1823-08-20)
Structure
Seats25
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Unicameral political groups
Length of term
3 years
AuthorityConstitution of Yucatán (Title four)
Salary$44,880 pesos
Elections
Unicameral voting system
Direct election
Unicameral last election
1 July 2018
Unicameral next election
2021
Meeting place
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Legislative Power Palace, Mérida, Yucatán
Website
Official State Congress website
Constitution
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.

CompositionEdit

The 62nd Legislature of the Congress of Yucatán consists of the following political parties:

Political Party Seats
Institutional Revolutionary Party 10
National Action Party 6
National Regeneration Movement 4
Citizens' Movement 2
Ecologist Green Party of Mexico 1
New Alliance Party 1
Party of the Democratic Revolution 1

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