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Porto Rico Perfil Governo 2017

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Capitalnome: San Juan
coordenadas geográficas: 18 28 N, 66 07 W
diferença do tempo: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Independêncianone (territory of the US with commonwealth status)
Feriado nacionalUS Dia da independência, 4 Julho (1776); Puerto Rico Constitution Day, 25 Julho (1952)
Constituciónprevious 1900 (Organic Act, or Foraker Act); latest ratificada 3 Março 1952, approved 3 Julho 1952, efectiva 25 Julho 1952 (2016)
Sufrágio18 anos de idade; universal; note - island residents are US citizens but do not vote in US presidential elections
Poder Executivochefe do estado: Presidente Donald J. TRUMP (desde 20 January 2017); Vice Presidente Michael R. PENCE (desde 20 January 2017)
cabeça de governo: Governor Ricardo ROSSELLO (desde 2 January 2017)
cabinet: Cabinet appointed by governor with the consent of the Legislative Assembly
elections/appointments: president and vice president indirectly elected on the same ballot by an Electoral College of 'electors' chosen from each state; president and vice president serve a 4-year term (eligible for a second term); under the US Constitution, residents of Puerto Rico do not vote in elections for US president and vice president; however, they may vote in Democratic and Republican party presidential primary elections; governor directly elected by simple majority popular vote for a 4-year term (no term limits); election last held on 8 November 2016 (next to be held in November 2020)
election results: Ricardo ROSSELLO elected governor; percent of vote - Ricardo ROSSELLO (PNP) 41.8%, David BERNIER (PPD) 38.9%, Alexandra LUGARO (independent) 11.1%, Manuel CIDRE (independent) 5.7%

Fonte: CIA World Factbook - A menos que indicado de outra maneira, toda a informação en esta página es correta até 9 de julho de 2017