Congress of the Union

The Congress of the Union (Spanish: Congreso de la Unión, pronounced [konˈɡɾeso de la uˈnjon]), formally known as the General Congress of the United Mexican States (Congreso General de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is the legislature of the federal government of Mexico consisting of two chambers: the Senate of the Republic and the Chamber of Deputies. Its 628 members (128 senators and 500 deputies) meet in Mexico City.

Congress of the Union

Congreso de la Unión
LXV Legislature
Type
Type
HousesSenate
Chamber of Deputies
History
Founded28 September 1821 (1821-09-28)
Leadership
President of the
Senate
Olga Sánchez Cordero (MORENA)
since 1 September 2021 (2021-09-01)
President of the
Chamber of Deputies
Sergio Gutiérrez Luna (MORENA)
since 1 September 2021 (2021-09-01)
Structure
Seats628
(500 Deputies)
(128 Senators)
Senate political groups
Government (78)
  •   MORENA (62)
  •   PVEM (6)
  •   PT (6)
  •   PES (4)

Opposition (50)

Chamber of Deputies political groups
Government (277)

Opposition (223)

AuthorityTitle III, Chapter II of the
Political Constitution of
the United Mexican States
Salary$500,000 pesos (Senator)[1][2]
$150,139 pesos (Deputy)[3][4]
Elections
Senate last election
1 July 2018 (2018-07-01)
Chamber of Deputies last election
6 June 2021 (2021-06-06)
Senate next election
2 June 2024 (2024-06-02)
Chamber of Deputies next election
2 June 2024 (2024-06-02)
Motto
La Patria Es Primero
(The Country Is First)
Meeting place
Senate Building
Mexico City
Legislative Palace of San Lazaro
Mexico City
Website
Senate website
Chamber of Deputies website
Constitution
Mexican Constitution of 1917
Rules
"Organic Law of the General Congress of the United Mexican States" (Spanish) Rules for the Interior Government of the General Congress of the United Mexican States" (Spanish)
San Lázaro Building, the Chamber of Deputies, Congress of the Union