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President of Bolivia

position

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.[1] In 2016, in a referendum the country voted to maintain term limits.[2] 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
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Coat of arms of Bolivia
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Incumbent
Jeanine Áñez

since November 11, 2019
ResidencePalacio Quemado
AppointerDirect popular election
Term lengthFive years
Renewable indefinitely
Inaugural holderSimón Bolívar
FormationAugust 6, 1825
DeputyVice President of Bolivia
Websitewww.presidencia.gob.bo

Jeanine Áñez is the county's first female president following the resignation of Evo Morales on November 11, 2019.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-06.
  2. Casey, Nicholas (2016-02-24). "Bolivian President Concedes Defeat in Term-Limit Referendum". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-04-01.
  3. "Bolivia: Who is Jeanine Anez?". Cronista. Retrieved 11 November 2019.