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Congress of the Union
Congreso de la Unión
LXIV Legislature
Seal of the Congress
Type
FoundedSeptember 28, 1821 (1821-09-28)
TypeBicameral
HousesSenate
Chamber of Deputies
Leadership
President of the
Senate
Mónica Fernández Balboa, Morena Party (Mexico).png (MORENA)
since September 1, 2019 (2019-09-01)
President of the
Chamber of Deputies
Laura Rojas Hernández, PAN logo (Mexico).svg (PAN)
since September 5, 2019 (2019-09-05)
Structure
Members628
(500 Deputies)
(128 Senators)
Senate Political groupsGovernment (70)

Opposition (58)

Chamber of Deputies Political groupsGovernment (314)

Opposition (186)

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 electionJuly 1, 2018 (2018-07-01)
Chamber of Deputies Last electionJuly 1, 2018 (2018-07-01)
Motto
La Patria Es Primero
(The Country Is First)
Meeting place
Senate Palace
Palacio del Senado
Mexico City
Meeting place
Legislative Palace of San Lazaro
Palacio Legislativo de San Lázaro
Mexico City
Website
Senate Website
Chamber of Deputies Website

The Congress of the Union (Spanish: Congreso de la Unión), 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.

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