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Prime Minister of Spain

PostPresident of the Government
Presidente del Gobierno
InsigniaSpanish Presidential Flag.svg
InsigniacaptionFlag of Government Officials
IncumbentJosé Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Incumbentsince17 April 2004
StyleExcelentísimo Señor
ResidencePalacio de la Moncloa
AppointerJuan Carlos I of Spain
as sovereign
TermlengthGeneral elections to the Cortes are held every four years at most. The President is by convention the leader of the victorious party. No term limits are imposed on the office.
InauguralFrancisco de Paula Martinez de la Rosa

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The President of the Government of Spain ( ), sometimes known in English as the Prime Minister of Spain, is the head of Government of Spain. The current office is established under the Constitution of 1978. The King of Spain nominates a candidate for the presidency who stands before the Congress of Deputies for a Vote of Confidence in a process known as a Congressional Investiture, effectively an indirect election of the head of government by the elected Congressional delegates.

The office is presently occupied by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero of the Spanish Socialist Workers Party.

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