President of Bolivia
The President of Bolivia (Spanish: Presidente de Bolivia) officially known as the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is head of state and head of government of Bolivia. The Constitution says the president is elected by popular vote to a five-year term, renewable once. In 2016, in a referendum the country voted to maintain term limits. Since 2009, if no candidate wins a majority, the top two candidates advance to a runoff election.
|President of the|
Plurinational State of Bolivia
Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia
Coat of arms of Bolivia
|Appointer||Direct popular election|
|Term length||Five years|
|Inaugural holder||Simón Bolívar|
|Formation||August 6, 1825|
|Deputy||Vice President of Bolivia|
In October 2020, Luis Arce was elected president.
Living former presidentsEdit
As of 23 November 2020, there are seven living former presidents:
April 5, 1937
Jaime Paz Zamora
April 15, 1939
May 5, 1960
Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada
July 11, 1930
August 12, 1953
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March 2, 1956
October 26, 1959
August 13, 1967
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