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Colombian House of RepresentativesEdit

The article on the Colombian House of Representatives states that there are 172 seats in the infobox along with showing the breakdown of to whom those seats belong. However in the subsection for Electoral System, the chamber is described as "currently composed of 166 representatives serving four-year terms." The table in the bottom of the section breaks down the parties represented and their respective number of seats, with a total of 166 listed.

I don't know anywhere near enough about the body to know which is accurate (or are both somehow accurate, e.g. 166 voting members and 6 nonvoting members, for a total of 172, certainly no clarification like this is described in the article), but I figured I would bring this to the attention of the fine volunteer editors who may be able to fix this discrepancy.

link: — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2601:580:C200:1B0:88B8:4C46:4AE4:C3BC (talk) 04:33, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

See note (b) next to the number of "172" in the infobox – it's complicated, and still disputed, but basically there are 166 elected members, and then as part of the current peace process the FARC automatically got five additional seats, and the President got to choose an extra seat. Richard3120 (talk) 19:03, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Template:WikiProject ColombiaEdit

I have made some changes to the sandbox of Template:WikiProject Colombia. You can view changes here Template:WikiProject Colombia/sandbox. Is there any problems with being replaced with the live version.___CAPTAIN MEDUSAtalk (We are the champions, my friends) 12:12, 4 October 2019 (UTC)

Notifying active member(s) @DovahDuck, Kingsif, and Bradford:.___CAPTAIN MEDUSAtalk (We are the champions, my friends) 12:47, 5 October 2019 (UTC)
Not sure the coat of arms is necessary, but I otherwise see no problem Kingsif (talk) 19:48, 5 October 2019 (UTC)
Kingsif, I have removed the coat of arms. ___CAPTAIN MEDUSAtalk (We are the champions, my friends) 11:18, 6 October 2019 (UTC)
I have no problem with it either. Richard3120 (talk) 21:30, 8 October 2019 (UTC)

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First women in CongressEdit

I've found several sources claiming that Anacarsis Cardona de Salonia and María Paulina Nieto de Caro were the first women to sit in the Chamber of Representatives. However, this official source of members of the Chamber (see pp6–7) lists nine women as principal members (Cardona, Margarita Córdoba de Solórzano, Bertha Hernández de Ospina, Alina Muñoz de Zambrano, Nieto de Caro, Carmenza Rocha Castilla, Teresa Santamaría, Isabel Vall-Serra and María Luisa Velásquez). Does anyone have any idea why the two mentioned above are considered the first and not the other seven? Cheers, Number 57 19:48, 14 July 2020 (UTC)

No, no idea... the 1958 election was the first one where women were allowed to be elected to Congress, so obviously it was all nine or none at the same time. The only thing I can think of is that they wee the first two to be sworn in. Richard3120 (talk) 17:02, 16 July 2020 (UTC)
I found an article about Córdoba de Solórzano that stated she was a second substitute who only took her seat after the principal was appointed to another position and the first substitute died. I wonder if the 'official list' is that at a certain point after the election, by which time several of the substitute had become principles? I found another rather confusing source, this article, which backs up the list of nine (p40), although it goes on to state 8 on p45 and then only lists seven of them on p46 (excluding Cardona de Salonia and adding Cecilia Lince). Hmmm Number 57 18:13, 16 July 2020 (UTC)
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