Electoral system family - Nicaragua

Country: 
Nicaragua
Question: 
Electoral system family
Answer: 
PR
Comments: 


Encar?cter nacional de acuerdo con lo que se establezca en laley electoral se elegir?n 20 Diputados y en las circunscripcionesdepartamentales y regiones aut?nomas 70 Diputados.

Source: 

Nicaragua, Constitution 1987 (as amended in 2014), accessed 2 June 2020

ARTICLE 132. Legislative Power is exercised by the National Assembly through delegation and by the mandate of the people. The National Assembly is composed of ninety members (diputados) and their alternates elected by universal, equal, direct, free, and secret suffrage through the system of proportional representation. In accordance with what is established in the electoral law, twenty national members are elected and seventy members in the departmental and autonomous regions. […]