Palau

Palau is a small island state with a population of approximately 22,000 people. Palau has a US presidential-style of Government, with a directly elected President and a separate Congress (named the Olbiil Era Kelulau (OEK)). It is the only country in the Pacific which has a bicameral Congressional system. The House of Delegates has 16 members, representing the 16 States of Palau. Delegates are elected through a first-past-the-post electoral system. The Senate has 13 members, elected from a common roll across the entire country. Elections are held every 4 years for both Houses.

National elections for the OEK are scheduled for 11 November 2020 for the House of Delegates and Senate. In 2016, 13 women nominated for national elections, but in 2020 only two women have nominated for the OEK Senate, while one women has nominated for the position of Vice-President.

Delegate Dilami Saiske

Party: N/A

Electorate: Ngarchelong

Province: Ngarchelong

Political Status: Delegate; 2020 Candidate

Delegate Victoria Ngiratkakl-Kanai

Party: N/A

Electorate: Airai State

Province: Airai State

Political Status: Delegate; 2020 Candidate

Joann Risong Tarkong

Party: N/A

Electorate: Common Roll

Province: National Senate

Political Status: Senate Candidate 2020

Portia Franz

Party: N/A

Electorate: N/A

Province: N/A

Political Status: Candidate

Senator J. Uduch Sengebau-Senior

Party: None

Electorate: Common Roll

Province: National Senate

Political Status: Senator; Vice-President candidate 2020

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Senator Rukebai Inabo

Party: None

Electorate: Common Roll

Province: National Senate

Political Status: Current Senator; Senate candidate 2020


No Current Sub-National Women Candidates