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OVERVIEW OF ELECTORAL SYSTEM
Learn more The legislature consists of two councils with diverging powers. The Regional Council (Conseil régional) has 43 members, elected for a four year term by proportional representation. The General Council (Conseil général) has 31 members elected for a six year term in single seat-constituencies.
Head of State President of France
Head of Government President of the General Council; President of the Regional Council
Structure of Parliament Legislature consisting of two councils with diverging powers - Regional Council and General Council
Electoral Law Constitution (28 September 1958)
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Voting System Elects on regional/departemental level a legislature. The legislature consists of two councils with diverging powers. The Regional Council (Conseil régional) has 43 members, elected for a four year term by proportional representation. The General Council (Conseil général) has 31 members elected for a six year term in single seat-constituencies.
Term of Office Regional Council (4 years), General Council (6 years)
Voter Requirements Age: 18 years
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements 23 years old and in full possession of their civil and political rights.
Electoral Authority Elections Office, Ministry of Interior, France
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