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President of the Senate
Coat of Arms of the Senate of Spain.svg
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Incumbent
Pilar Llop

since 3 December 2019
Senate of Spain
Style The Most Excellent
Seat Palacio del Senado,
Madrid
Nominator Major parties
Appointer The Senate
Term length The duration of the Senate's meeting; normally four years with no limit.
Constituting instrument Royal Statue (original)
Spanish Constitution (current)
Inaugural holder The Duke of Bailén
Formation April 16, 1834
Deputy Vice Presidents of the Senate
Salary 177,000 annually (2017)

The President of the Senate of Spain is the speaker of the Spanish Senate, the upper house of Spain's Cortes Generales. It is the fourth leading political figure of the country after the Monarch (Head of State), the Prime Minister (Head of Government) and the President of the Congress of Deputies (Speaker of the Lower House).

He/She is elected by members of the Senate.

As of the 14th term of the Cortes Generales, the current officeholder is Pilar Llop, a member of the Socialist Parliamentary Group representing Madrid.

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