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A deputy is a legislator in many countries, particularly those with legislatures styled as a 'Chamber of Deputies' or 'National Assembly'.

List of countriesEdit

This is an (incomplete) list of countries using the term 'deputy' or one of its cognates.

Country Title Legislature
  Argentina Diputado Nacional Chamber of Deputies
  Belarus Дэпутат ("deputat") House of Representatives
  Belgium Provincial executive member: Gedeputeerde (nl) / Député (fr) / Deputierter (de) Deputation / Provincial College (provincial executive body)
In French, député is sometimes also used to denote a member of parliament. Chamber of Representatives or a regional parliament
  Bolivia Diputado Chamber of Deputies
  Brazil Deputado Federal Chamber of Deputies of Brazil
  Bulgaria Депутат(Deputat)l National Assembly (Bulgaria)
  Canada Député[1] Canadian House of Commons and provincial and territorial legislatures
  Chile Diputado Chamber of Deputies
  China Deputy (人大代表) National People's Congress
  Colombia Diputado Departamental Assemblies
  Costa Rica Diputado Asamblea Legislativa
  Czech Republic poslanec Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
  Dominican Republic Diputado Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic
  Ecuador Asambleista Asamblea Nacional de la República del Ecuador
  El Salvador Diputado Asamblea Legislativa
  France Député National Assembly
  Guatemala Diputado Congreso de la República de Guatemala
  Guernsey People's Deputy States of Guernsey
  Honduras Diputado National Congress of Honduras
  Iran مجلس شورای اسلامی Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iran)
  Ireland Deputy / Teachta Dála Dáil Éireann
  Italy Deputato Camera dei Deputati
  Jersey Deputy States of Jersey
  Latvia Deputāts Saeima (Parliament)
  Lebanon Député/النواب (Nuwwab, or deputy) Parliament
  Luxembourg Deputéierten / Député Chambre des Députés/d'Chamber (Chamber of Deputies)
  Mexico Diputado Camara de Diputados
  Netherlands Gedeputeerde Gedeputeerde Staten (executive body)
  Nicaragua Diputado Asamblea Nacional
  Panama Diputado National Assembly
  Paraguay Diputado Chamber of Deputies of Paraguay
  Poland Poseł Sejm of the Republic of Poland
  Portugal Deputado Assembly of the Republic
  Romania Deputat Camera Deputatilor
  Russia Депутат ("deputat") State Duma and regional legislative bodies
  Serbia Narodni poslanici (Народни посланици) National Assembly
  Somalia Deputy Federal Parliament
  Spain Diputado Congress of Deputies
  Ukraine People's Deputy of Ukraine (Депутат) Verkhovna Rada
  Venezuela Diputado National Assembly of Venezuela

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ English: Member of Parliament (MP) (federal), Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) (most provinces and territories), Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP) (Ontario), Member of the National Assembly (MNA) (Quebec), Member of the House of Assembly (MHA) (Newfoundland and Labrador)

See alsoEdit