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President of the
Plurinational State of Bolivia
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Coat of arms of Bolivia
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Luis Arce

since November 8, 2020
Residence Palacio Quemado
Appointer Direct popular election
Term length Five years
Renewable indefinitely
Inaugural holder Simón Bolívar
Formation August 6, 1825
Deputy Vice President of Bolivia

The President of Bolivia (Spanish: Presidente de Bolivia) officially known as the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Spanish: Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is head of state and head of government of Bolivia. The Constitution says the president is elected by popular vote to a five-year term, renewable once. In 2016, in a referendum the country voted to maintain term limits. Since 2009, if no candidate wins a majority, the top two candidates advance to a runoff election.

Jeanine Áñez was the county's first female president.

In October 2020, Luis Arce was elected president.

Living former presidents

As of 19 June 2021, there are seven living former presidents:

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