ELECTIONS HELD IN 2000
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|7 November 2000|
|Elections were held for all the seats in the Senate on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.|
|Voters went to the polls on 11 November 2000 to elect the President and Vice-President of the Republic as well as the 8 senators and the 16 members of the House of Delegates.
The outgoing Vice-President, Mr Tommy Remengesau, who received strong backing from the outgoing President Kuniwo Nakamura, was elected as the new President, while Mrs. Sandra Pierantozzi won the election for Vice-President, with an unexpected success over the candidate supported by the outgoing administration. She is the first woman to be elected to this post.
In the National Congress (Parliament), only non-partisans were elected as no parties exist.
The President and Vice-President of the Republic were sworn in on 19 January 2001.
|Round no 1 (7 November 2000): Elections results|
|There are no parties in Palau|
|Distribution of seats according to sex:|
|Percent of women:||0|
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