Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Parliament of
Uruguay (Female suffrage 1932)

Also see Urugay Ministers

The Parliament consists of the Senado and Camere de Representantes. The Presidiums take office each year in March.

circa 1997 Prosecretary of the Cámara de Representantes Margarita Reyes Galván
1999-
2005 Secretaria Relatora
2006-08 and 2009-
Prosecretary of
the Cámara de Representantes

2000-01 2. Vice-President of the Cámara de Representantes Margarita Percovich
Elected Senator in 2005.

2001-03 4. Vice-President of the Cámara de Representantes Yanneth Puñales Brun
2010- Prosecretary of the Senate

2004-05 Vice-President of the Cámara de Representantes Nora Maria Castro Navajas
2005-06 President of the Cámara de Representantes

Nora Castro was MP for
Movement of Popular Participation (b. 1947-).

2004-05 1. Vice-President of the Senate Ana Marina Arismendi Dubinsky
Member of the Collective Leadership of Partido Comunista
1992-98, since 1992
Member of the Leadership of the Representativa del Frente Amplio (The Left Alliance) and from 1998 Secretary General of the Partido Comunista. Elected Senator in 1994 and Minister of Social Affairs 200510 and from 2015. (b. 1948-).

2005-07 Designate President of the Cámara de Representantes Daisy Tourné
2011 1. Vice-President of the Cámara de Representantes
Socialist MP since 1995 and member of the leftwing alliance, she was designated as the future President of the Chamber of Representatives for the legislative year of 2008-09. But in 2007 she was Appointed Minister of Interior. (b. 1951-).

2006-10 Prosecretary of the Senate Claudia Palacio

2007-08 and 2012-13 2. Vice-President of the Senate Mónica Xavier

2009-10 3. Vice-President of the
Cámara de Representantes Sandra Etcheverry

2010-11 President of the Cámara de Representantes Ivonne Passada
2015- 1. Vice-President of the Senate
Member of the Chamber of Representatives 2005-15 and became Senator 2015. (b. 1956-).

2010 President of the Inagural Session of the Senate Lucia Topolansky
As the senator elected with the highest number of the votes, she will swear in the other Senators and Members of the House of Representatives. She was Mamber of the House 2000-09, Senate Leader of lista 609 in the Frente Amplio from 2010 and married to José Mujica, President of the Republic 2010-15. (b. 1944-)

2011-12 Secretary-Rapporteur of the Cámara de Representantes Virginia Ortiz
2012-15 Secretary of the Cámara de Representantes

2012-13 2. Vice-President of the Cámara de Representantes Susana Pereyra

2013-14 1. Vice-President of the Cámara de Representantes Daniela Payssé

2014-15 Secretary of the Senate Yeanneth Puñales Brun



Last update 10.03.15