Electoral Management Design Database

Holy See (Vatican City State)

Holy See (Vatican City State)


Model of electoral management

No national elections


Vatican City State - official website: Vatican City State is governed as an absolute monarchy. The Head of State is the Pope who holds full legislative, executive and judicial powers.  The Pope is elected by the Cardinals who are under eighty years of age. He becomes Sovereign of Vatican City State the moment he accepts his election as Pope.

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