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Chamber of Deputies
Cámara de Diputados
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Lower house of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly
History
Founded 1831
Leadership
President of the Chamber of Deputies
Sergio Choque, MAS
Since 14 November 2019
Structure
Seats 130
Cámara de Diputados de Bolivia elecciones 2014.svg
Political groups
Majority
  •      MAS-IPSP (86)

Minority

  •      UN (32)
  •      PDC (10)

Vacant

  •      Vacant (2)
Elections
Additional Member System
Last election
5 October 2014
Next election
18 October 2020
Meeting place
Palacio de Congresos Bolivia.jpg
Legislative Palace building in Plaza Murillo
Website
http://www.diputados.bo

The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia. The composition and powers of this house are established in the Political Constitution of the State.

The Chamber of Deputies comprises 130 seats, elected using the additional member system: 70 deputies are elected to represent single-member electoral districts, 7 of which are Indigenous or Campesino seats elected by the usos y costumbres of minority groups, 60 are elected by proportional representation from party lists on a departmental basis. Deputies also serve five-year terms, and must be aged at least 25 on the day of the election.

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