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legislative elections, Legislators, political party, thirds, seats

Paraguay’s bicameral national legislature is made up of a 45-member senate and an 80-member chamber of deputies. The political party receiving the most votes in legislative elections receives two-thirds of the seats in each chamber, and the remaining third is divided proportionally among the other contending parties. Legislators serve terms of up to five years.



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