Palau gears up for a May national election

Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. (From the Office of the President, Republic of Palau)

Palau is preparing for a national election next month.

President Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. on Wednesday signed Executive Order No. 438 ordering the election to be held in all 16 states of the Republic on May 1.

Remengesau Jr. also ordered the Palau Election Commission to prepare immediately.

According to the election commission, as of Feb 2020, there are 16,420 registered voters in Palau.

Here’s the EO in full: