Election FAQ

Elections in Panama: 2014 General Elections


On May 4, Panamanians will elect a President, Vice President, Deputies to the Central American Parliament, Deputies to the National Assembly, Mayors, District Representatives, and Councilors.

The Electoral Tribunal set up 2,700 polling centers and 6,630 polling stations for these general elections, with out-of-country voting managed by Internet and regular mail.

To help you understand Panama's electoral process, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Panama: 2014 General Elections. IFES FAQs include:

  • What is the election management body? What are its powers?
  • Who are the presidential candidates?
  • What is the gender balance within the presidential candidate list?
  • When will official results be announced?
  • Download IFES' FAQs on Elections in Panama: 2014 General Elections.

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