President of Palau

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President of the
Republic of Palau
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Seal of Government 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
Website http://palaugov.pw/
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Palau

The President of the Republic of Palau is the head of government and head of state of Palau. The president is directly elected to a four year term, and can be reelected once.

List[edit]

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
1 Haruo Remeliik
(1933–1985)
Haruo Ignacio Remeliik.jpg 2 March 1981 30 June 1985 Ind.
Thomas Remengesau Sr.
(1929–)
Acting
Thomas Ongelibel Remengesau.jpg 30 June 1985 2 July 1985 Ind.
2 Alfonso Oiterong
(1924–)
Alfonso Oiterong.jpg 2 July 1985 25 October 1985 Ind.
3 Lazarus Salii
(1936–1988)
Lazarus Eitaro Salii.jpg 25 October 1985 20 August 1988 Ind.
4 Thomas Remengesau Sr.
(1929–)
Thomas Ongelibel Remengesau.jpg 20 August 1988 1 January 1989 Ind.
5 Ngiratkel Etpison
(1925–1997)
Ngiratkel.jpg 1 January 1989 1 January 1993 Ind.
6 Kuniwo Nakamura
(1943–)
Seal of Palau.svg 1 January 1993 1 January 2001 Ind.
7 Thomas Remengesau Jr.
(1956–)
Tommy Remengesau.jpg 1 January 2001 15 January 2009 Ind.
8 Johnson Toribiong
(1946–)
Johnson Toribiong.jpg 15 January 2009 17 January 2013 Ind.
(7) Thomas Remengesau Jr.
(1956–)
Tommy Remengesau.jpg 17 January 2013 Incumbent Ind.

Latest election[edit]

Palau Presidential results
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Tommy Remengesau 5,109 51.3%
Independent Surangel Whipps Jr. 4,854 48.7%
Total votes 9,963 100%

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