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Unformatted text preview: g. Must be 35 or over 4. National Congress a. Upper and lower house i. Upper- senate 1. 81 members 2. 3 senate members from each of the 26 states +federal region 3. 8 year terms (not all senators are elected at the same time….2/3rds elected then 2 years later they elect 1/3) 4. Majority vote (50% of vote, winner takes all) 5. Power to impeach the president (serve as a check) ii. Lower house- chamber of deputies. 1. (almost equivalent of the house of commns) 2. 513 members 3. 8-70 per district 4. Proportional Representation (PR System) 5. 4 year terms in chamber of deputies, all appointed at once, equal in power ....
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course POLYSCI 106 taught by Professor Freysinger during the Fall '08 term at UConn.
- Fall '08