President of Bolivia
|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|
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.
In October 2020, Luis Arce was elected president.
Living former presidents[change | change source]
As of 3 March 2021, 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
March 2, 1956
October 26, 1959
August 13, 1967
References[change | change source]
- "The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-06.
- Casey, Nicholas (2016-02-24). "Bolivian President Concedes Defeat in Term-Limit Referendum". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-04-01.
- "Bolivia: Who is Jeanine Anez?". Cronista. Retrieved 11 November 2019.