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Elections in Panama

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Elections in Panama

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politics and government of

Elections in Panama gives information on election and election results in Panama.

Panama elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president and the vice-president are elected on one ballot for a five-year term by the people. The National Assembly (Asamblea Nacional) has 71 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat and multi-seat constituencies.

Political culture

Panama has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to

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