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The Chamber of Deputies (Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of the General Assembly of Uruguay (Asamblea General). The Chamber has 99 members, elected for a five year term by proportional representation. As of the last election, the Broad Front has retained its majority with 50 Deputies with the National Party receiving 31, the Colorado Party receiving 17, and the Independent Paty electing two.[1]

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e • d  2009 Uruguayan parliamentary election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Chamber of
Deputies
Senate
Broad Front 1,093,869 47.49 50 16
National Party 657,327 28.54 30 9
Colorado Party 383,912 16.67 17 5
Independent Party 56,156 2.44 2
Popular Assembly 15,166 0.66
Total 2,303,336 100.00
Registered voters 2,563,250 89.86% turnout
Source: Corte Electoral

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