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President of the Spanish Senate

President of the Spanish Senate
Presidente del Senado de España
Incumbent
Pío García-Escudero

since 13 December 2011
Style Excelentísimo Señor (m) Excelentísima Señora (f)
Appointer Elected by the Spanish Senate
Formation Spanish Constitution

The President of the Spanish Senate (Spanish: Presidente del Senado de España) is the presiding officer of the Spanish Senate, the upper house of Spain's Cortes Generales. The office was established in 1978 by Article 72, Section 2 of the Spanish Constitution, which states in part, "The Houses shall choose their respective Presidents...".

The current president, of the X Legislature, is Pío García-Escudero, a People's Party member who represents the electroral district of Madrid.

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  • The President of the Spanish Senate (from senado.es)
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