The election is expected to be held on 24 October 2021. Primaries will be held on August 8, 2021. The term of the senators is 6 years and the term of deputies is 4 years. These elections are mid term legislative elections. Section 50 of the Constitution.- "Deputies shall hold office for a term of four years and may be reelected; but the House shall be renewed by halves every two years; for this purpose those elected for the first legislative session, after meeting, shall draw lots to decide which seats shall be vacated after the first period."
For the Chamber of Deputies, 124 seats will be contested in the 257 member chamber and For the Senate, 24 seats out of a total 72 in the senate.
The primaries for the elections will take place on August 8 2021 in accordance with the Electoral Code and as announced on 16 MARCH 2021