Elections in São Tomé and Príncipe
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politics and government of
São Tomé and Príncipe
São Tomé and Príncipe elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly (Assembleia Nacional) has 55 members, elected for a four-year term in seven multi-member constituencies by proportional representation. São Tomé and Príncipe has a multi-party system. The next legislative elections take place on August 1, 2010
On 12 October 2014 the Independent Democratic Action won 33 of the 55 seats in the National Assembly.