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OVERVIEW OF ELECTORAL SYSTEM
Learn more The Governor is elected by popular vote to serve a 4-year term. In the Senate 27 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms. In the House of Representatives 51 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.
Head of State President of the United States of America elected by electoral college or committee
Head of Government Governor is elected by popular vote (simple majority)
Structure of Parliament Bicameral with 27 seats in the Senate and 51 seats in the House of Representatives.
Electoral Law Constitution
Constituencies 27 seats in the Senate and 51 seats in the House of Representatives.
Voting System The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 4-year term. Governor is elected by popular vote to serve a 4-year term. In the Senate 27 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms. In the House of Representatives 51 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.
Term of Office 4 years
Voter Requirements - Age: 18 years
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements The candidates to the Chamber of Representatives must be properly registered in the electoral registry, to be at least twenty-five years of age, to be American and Puerto Rican citizens, to have lived in Puerto Rico at least during the two years prior to the election and at least one year before in the district for which they will contend; likewise they must be able to read and write in Spanish or English. Besides, the candidates from political parties must go through the procedures of internal selection made by their party. In the case of independent candidates, they must present the petitions of the 5% of electors of the total votes for the last General Governor.
Electoral Authority Comisión Estatal de Elecciones de Puerto Rico
Last Elections 8 November 2016
Next Elections November 2020
PAST ELECTIONS
Year Specific Date Election Type View Results Source
1998 13 December 1998 Referendum View results psephos.adam-carr.net
2000 7 November 2004 Gubernatorial View results psephos.adam-carr.net
7 November 2004 Senate View results psephos.adam-carr.net
7 November 2004 House of Representatives View results psephos.adam-carr.net
2004 4 November 2004 Gubernatorial View results psephos.adam-carr.net
4 November 2004 Senate View results psephos.adam-carr.net
4 November 2004 House of Representatives View results psephos.adam-carr.net
2008 4 November 2008 Gubernatorial View results psephos.adam-carr.net
4 November 2008 Senate View results IFES Election Guide
4 November 2008 House of Representatives View results IFES Election Guide
2012 6 November 2012 Senate View results IFES Election Guide
6 November 2012 House of Representatives View results IFES Election Guide
2016 8 November 2016 Gubernatorial View results IFES Election Guide
8 November 2016 Senate View results IFES Election Guide
8 November 2016 House of Representatives View results IFES Election Guide
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