General elections, National Congress, elected president, legislature, Uruguay
According to the constitution of 1966, Uruguay has a democratic republican form of government with a popularly elected president and legislature. In 1973, however, the National Congress was dissolved by the military, and in 1976 the elected president was deposed. The country was subsequently ruled by a military-supported regime. General elections held in 1984 paved the way for a return to civilian rule.
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