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National Parliament Election Timor-Leste 2017
Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
In the National Parliament 65 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.
There is a single nationwide constituency and a 3 percent threshold for entering parliament.
Each list must contain the names of 65 candidates and no fewer than 25 alternate candidates.
In addition, every fourth candidate on a list must be female.