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Senate of Salta

Senate of Satlta

Cámara de Senadores de la Provincia de Salta
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Type
Type
Leadership
President[a]
Antonio Marocco, CpS
since 10 December 2019
1st Vice President
Mashur Lapad, CpS
since 10 December 2019
2nd Vice President
Walter Hernán Cruz, CpS
since 10 December 2019
3rd Vice President
Esteban D'Andrea Cornejo, CpS
since 10 December 2019
Structure
Seats23
Political groups
Government (20)
  •   Commitment for Salta
  •   Evita Leadership

Opposition (3)

Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
15 August 2021 (12 seats)
Meeting place
Legislative Palace
Salta, Salta Province
Website
http://www.senadosalta.gob.ar/

The Chamber of Senators of Salta Province (Spanish: Cámara de Senadores de la Provincia de Salta), better known simply as the Senate (Senado), is the upper house of the Legislature of Salta Province, one of Argentina's 23 provinces. It comprises 23 members elected in each of the 23 departments of Salta using the first-past-the-post system.[1]

Senators are elected for four-year terms, and, as in the National Chamber of Deputies and most other provincial legislatures, elections are held every two years, so that half of its members are up in each election. The Senate is presided by the Vice Governor of the province, who is elected every four years alongside the governor. Presently, the post is occupied by Antonio Marocco of the Justicialist Party.[2]

Alongside the Chamber of Deputies, the Senate convenes in the Legislative Palace, in the provincial capital of Salta. The building, a city landmark, is of an Italian academic style. Its construction began in 1892 and extended until 1902.[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Ex officio as Vice Governor of Salta.

References

  1. ^ "Asumen senadores de 12 departamentos". El Tribuno (in Spanish). 24 November 2021. Retrieved 25 January 2023.
  2. ^ "Legisladores del NOA y NEA debatieron políticas comunes en Jujuy". Página 12 (in Spanish). 16 August 2022. Retrieved 25 January 2023.
  3. ^ "Salta festejó sus 431 años en una colorida jornada". El Tribuno (in Spanish). 2 March 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2013.
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