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Nauru Executive branch Stats

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  • Cabinet: Cabinet includes the official name for any body of high-ranking advisers roughly comparable to a U.S. Cabinet. Also notes the method for selection of members.
  • Chief of state: The name and title of any person or role roughly equivalent to a U.S. Chief of State. This means the titular leader of the country who represents the state at official and ceremonial functions but may not be involved with the day-to-day activities of the government
  • Election results: Election results includes the percent of vote for each candidate in the last election (if any)
  • Elections: Elections includes the nature of election process or accession to power, date of the last election, and date of the next election
  • Head of government: Head of government includes the name and title of the top administrative leader who is designated to manage the day-to-day activities of the government. For example, in the UK, the monarch is the chief of state, and the prime minister is the head of government. In the US, the president is both the chief of state and the head of government.
  • Note: This entry includes several subfields. Chief of state includes the name and title of the titular leader of the country who represents the state at official and ceremonial functions but may not be involved with the day-to-day activities of the government. Head of government includes the name and title of the top administrative leader who is designated to manage the day-to-day activities of the government. For example, in the UK, the monarch is the chief of state, and the prime minister is the head of government. In the US, the president is both the chief of state and the head of government. Cabinet includes the official name for this body of high-ranking advisers and the method for selection of members. Elections includes the nature of election process or accession to power, date of the last election, and date of the next election. Election results includes the percent of vote for each candidate in the last election.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Cabinet Cabinet appointed by the president from among the members of parliament 2013
Chief of state President Baron WAQA (since 11 June 2013) 2013
Election results Baron WAQA elected in a parliamentary vote of 13 to 5 2013
Elections president elected by parliament for a three-year term; election last held on 11 June 2013 (next to be held in 2016) 2013
Head of government President Baron WAQA (since 11 June 2013) 2013
Note Ludwig SCOTTY was removed from the presidency in a no-confidence vote 8 August 2003; Rene HARRIS became president 2003

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

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