President of Bolivia

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President of the
Plurinational State of Bolivia
Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia
Coat of arms of Bolivia.svg
Coat of arms of Bolivia
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Incumbent
Evo Morales

since January 22, 2006
ResidencePalacio Quemado
AppointerDirect popular election
Term lengthFive years
Renewable indefinitely
Inaugural holderSimón Bolívar
FormationAugust 6, 1825
DeputyVice President of Bolivia
Websitewww.presidencia.gob.bo

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.

The current President of Bolivia is Evo Morales, since 22 January 2006. He was elected in 2005, and reelected in 2009 and again in 2014.[3]

References[change | change source]

  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. Quiroga T., José Antonio (2015-10-11). "Andrés de Santa Cruz y Evo Morales". Página Siete. Retrieved 2016-06-23.