Argentina

Chamber of DeputiesSenate

Chamber of Deputies

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Sergio Massa (Male)
Year of birth
1972
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Eduardo Cergnul (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
10 Dec. 2019 -

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
152
See historical data for this field.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
105
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
40.86% See historical data for this field.

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Maria Emilia Sora (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
77
Oldest member
Mirta Ameliana Pastoriza (Female)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas. For all national elections party electoral lists are required to have a minimum of 30% women candidates with real chances of being elected.
Elections > Election results

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
157
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
100
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Emilio Monzó (Male)
Political party
Let's Change (Cambiemos)
Date of election
10.12.2015
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1947
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
In some provinces, women were given the right to vote and stand for election at an earlier date
Women’s right to stand for election
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1947
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1951
Notes