President of Palau

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President of the
Republic of Palau
Tommy Remengesau.jpg
Incumbent
Tommy Remengesau

since 17 January 2013
Term length Four years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Haruo Remeliik
Formation 2 March 1981
Seal of Palau.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Palau

The President of Palau is the head of the executive branch of the government of Palau.

List of Presidents of Palau[edit]

No. Incumbent
(Birth–Death)
Image Tenure
Took Office Left Office
1 Haruo Remeliik
(1933–1985)
Haruo Ignacio Remeliik.jpg 2 March 1981 30 June 1985
Thomas Remengesau, Sr.
(1931–)
(acting)
30 June 1985 2 July 1985
2 Alfonso Oiterong
(1924–)
Alfonso Oiterong.jpg 2 July 1985 25 October 1985
3 Lazarus Salii
(1936–1988)
Lazarus Eitaro Salii.jpg 25 October 1985 20 August 1988
Thomas Remengesau, Sr.
(1931–)
(acting)
20 August 1988 1 January 1989
4 Ngiratkel Etpison
(1925–1997)
Ngiratkel.jpg 1 January 1989 1 January 1993
5 Kuniwo Nakamura
(1943–)
1 January 1993 1 January 2001
6 Thomas Remengesau, Jr.
(1956–)
Tommy Remengesau.jpg 1 January 2001 15 January 2009
7 Johnson Toribiong
(1946–)
Johnson Toribiong.jpg 15 January 2009 17 January 2013
(6) Thomas Remengesau, Jr.
(1956–)
Tommy Remengesau.jpg 17 January 2013 Present

Latest election[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Tommy Remengesau 4,682 58.0
Johnson Toribiong 3,394 42.0
Total 8,076 100
Source: Adam Carr

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