Elections in Vanuatu

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Vanuatu elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The Parliament or Parlement has 52 members, elected for a four-year term in eight single-member constituencies and ten multi-member constituencies (of between two and seven seats) by first-past-the-post and single non-transferable vote, respectively.[1] The president is elected for a five-year term by an electoral college consisting of members of Parliament and the presidents of Regional Councils.

Political culture[edit]

Vanuatu has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Latest elections[edit]

See 2012 Vanuatuan general election.
See 2016 Vanuatuan general election.
See 2020 Vanuatuan general election.

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