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Spanish Congress of Deputies

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The Spanish Congress of Deputies (Spanish: Congreso de los Diputados) is the lower house of the Cortes Generales, Spain's legislative branch.

It has 350 members, elected by popular vote on block lists by proportional representation in constituencies matching the Spanish provinces using the D'Hondt method. Deputies serve four-year terms.


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Composition for the 8th term


PSOE PP CiU ERC PNV IU Other Total
Outgoing 125 183 15 1 7 8 11 350
Incoming 164 148 10 8 7 5 8 350
Change +39 -35 -5 +7 0 -3 -3 0


(Absolute majority is 176 seats. Bold: majority. Italic: plurality)

History:

The building, Congreso de los Diputados, has a neoclassical style was constructed between 1843 and 1850, and architected by Narcisco Pascual and Colomer. It sits by the Carrera de San Jerónimo, in Madrid.

See also:

External links:

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