Senate of Uruguay
The Chamber of Senators (Cámara de Senadores) is the upper house of the General Assembly (Asamblea General) of Uruguay. The Chamber has 30 members elected for a five-year term by proportional representation; the vice-president of Uruguay presides over the chamber's sessions.
Cámara de Senadores
|Founded||4 October 1830|
|Party-list proportional representation|
|26 October 2014|
|The Senate into the Palacio Legislativo|
As of the 2014 recent general election, 16 Senators represent the Frente Amplio, 10 represent the National Party, 4 represent the Colorado Party, and 1 represents the Independent Party. However, one Colorado Party senator left to the Folk's Party.
|Party or coalition
|First round (General election)||Second round|
Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou
|Partido Ecologista Radical Intransigente
|Source: Corte Electoral, Buenos Aires Herald|
As of the 2014 Uruguayan general election.
As of the 2009 Uruguayan general election.
As of the 2004 Uruguayan general election.
- (1) Assistant Secretary (Deputy Minister) of Livestock since 2005, replaced Leonardo Nicolini (2005 - 2007) and Alberto Breccia (since February 2007).
- (2) On resignation of Jorge Batlle.
- (3) Minister of Housing since 2005, replaced Margarita Percovich.
- (4) Minister for Social Development since 2005, replaced Eduardo Lorier.
- (5) Minister of Economy from 2005 to 2008, replaced Carlos Baráibar.
- (6) Foreign Minister since 2005, replaced José Korzeniak.
- (7) Minister of Tourism since 2005, replaced Eduardo Ríos.
- (8) was Minister of Livestock between 2005 and 2008, replaced by Lucía Topolansky.
- (9) resigned in March 2007 to assume ownership of the OPP, as did Juan José Bentancor.
- PRESIDENCIA DE LA ASAMBLEA GENERAL Y DEL SENADO PRESIDENCIA DE LA CAMARA DE REPRESENTANTES (October 29, 2013). "Parlamentarios Uruguayos 1830-2005" (PDF). www.parlamento.gub.uy.