ElectionGudie

Nov. 2, 2004 Held

9,664
Voted
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Republic of Palau

Election for President (President)

Results

73%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:9,664
Valid Votes:9,440
Invalid Votes:224

Candidates:

Tommy Esang REMENGESAU Jr.6,260

66.31

Polycarp BASILIUS3,180

33.69

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Palau

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Tommy Esang REMENGESAU, Jr
  • Head of Government: President Tommy Esang REMENGESAU, Jr
  • Assembly: Palau has a bicameral Parliament (Olbiil Era Kelulau) consisting of the Senate with 9 seats and the House of Delegates with 16 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the Senate 9 members are elected by popular vote on a population basis to serve 4-year terms. In the House of Delegates 16 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Tommy Esang REMENGESAU Jr.
    Party: Independent
  • Polycarp BASILIUS
    Party: Independent

Last Presidential election:

  • The last presidential election was held on November 7, 2000.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 20,016 (July 2004 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 12,922 ( 2004 )