El Salvador Legislative Assembly is one of the three branches of government in El Salvadoran; the other two are the Judicial branch and Executive branch. In short, the Legislative Assembly is in charge of making the country’s laws.
The Legislative branch has a total of 84 public elected legislators or Diputados, which are elected for a term of three years; the current Diputados or legislators will be serving from 2018 to 2021.
Western Zone legislators or Diputados.
|Santa Ana||Mario Marroquín Mejia ARENA|
Jose Javier Palomo ARENA
Jorge Adalberto Josue Godoy ARENA
Hortensia Margarita Lopez FMLN
Jorge Uriel Mazariego PDC
Jose Francisco Merino PCN
Juan Carlos Mendoza GANA
|Sonsonate||Silvia Estela Ostorga de Escobar ARENA|
Maytee Gabriela Iraheta ARENA
Javier Antonio Valdez FMLN
Jaime Orlando Sandoval FMLN
Jose Antonio Almendariz PCN
Santos Adelmo Rivas GANA
|Ahuachapan||Arturo Simeon Magaña ARENA|
Ricardo Ernesto Godoy ARENA
Jose Serafín Orantes PCN
Norma Guisela Herrera de Portillo FMLN
Central Zone legislators or Diputados.
Eastern Zone legislators or Diputados.
|San Miguel||Lucia del Carmen Ayala ARENA|
Jose Edgar Escolan ARENA
Dina Argueta FMLN
Rodolfo Antonio Martinez FMLN
Numan Salgado GANA
Reinaldo Carballo PDC
|Usulutan||Ana Lucia Baires FMLN|
Jorge Schafik Handal FMLN
Manuel Orlando Cabrera ARENA
Mauricio Linares ARENA
Manuel Rigoberto Soto GANA
|La Union||Jorge Luis Rosales ARENA|
Mario Martinez ARENA
Daniel Reyes FMLN
|Morazan||Guadalupe Vasquez GANA|
Catalino Castillo FMLN
Mariano Dagoberto Blanco ARENA
2018 to 2021 Legislative term.
The 2018 election brought change to the El Salvador Legislative Assembly. The FMLN political party, who had over 30 legislators dropped to 23, and ARENA increased its members to 37.
After the 2018 election, the makeup of legislators by political parties is as follows, ARENA 37, FMLN 23, GANA 10, PCN 9, PDC 3, CD 1, and 1 independent.
El Salvador Legislative Assembly.
In Summary, the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of El Salvador is a collegiate body, made up of 84 legislators, who have been elected by citizens through voting.
As of today, April 22nd, 2020, the Salvadoran General Assembly has one of the worst approval rates in history. Click here if you want to visit the official page for the General Assembly.