Elections for the presidency of the Palestinian Authority will take place on 31 July. If none of the candidates acquire an outright majority in that round, the top two candidates will go to a run-off within fifteen days. The winner shall be the candidate who acquires the highest number of votes in this round. The presidential term limit last 4 years.
Candidacy registration will take place between 6-18 June.
Mahmoud Abbas was elected during the last presidential elections held in January 2005.