Find out how a Senator is elected

  • At present, there are 266 SENATORS.
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  • Of the 266 Senators, 208 are elected directly by the citizens.

  • Of the 266 Senators, 58 are appointed by the Parliaments of the Self-governing Communities.

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  • What is the minimum age to be Senator? And to VOTE?

    You have to be at least 18 years old to vote and be a Senator.

    Senators are elected for 4-year terms. This is the normal duration of the MANDATE.