Politics of Franche-Comté
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The politics of Franche-Comté, France takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democracy, whereby the President of Regional Council is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. Legislative power is vested in the regional council.
The executive of the region is led by the President of the regional council.
List of Presidents
The Regional Council of Franche-Comté (Conseil régional de Franche-Comté) is composed of 43 councillors, elected by proportional representation in a two-round system. The winning list in the second round is automatically entitled to a quarter of the seats. The remainder of the seats are allocated through proportional representation with a 5% threshold.
The Council is elected for a six-year term.
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