Head of state selection

Description
The procedure through which a candidate for the office of head of state is nominated and approved. While there is great variation, common procedures include heredity, direct election, or election by the legislature.

Categories
Executive

Keywords
king; monarch; president; queen

Survey Questions
How is the head of state selected?
Which of these best categorizes the electoral system for the head of state?
Who are the electors for the head of state?

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