The Honduran Congress is a unicameral legislature. The current President of the National Congress of Honduras is Juan Orlando Hernández. Its members are 128 deputies, who are elected on a proportional representation basis, by department, to serve four-year terms. Prior to 1997, deputies were elected indirectly, with congressional party strengths determined by the proportion of votes cast for the corresponding candidates in the concurrent presidential election. Since that date, however, separate elections have been held for the legislature and for national and local executives, and the country's deputies have been elected directly.
The current directive of the National Congress for the period 2010-2014 is: