|System of government||Unitary one-party semi-presidential republic|
|V-Dem Electoral Democracy Index||N/A|
|Head of State (President)||Brahim Ghali (POLISARIO)|
|Head of Government (PM)||Buchraya Hamudi Beyun (POLISARIO)|
|Parties in government||POLISARIO (left-wing to centre-left)|
The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic is recognized as an independent state by the African Union and 46 (out of a total of 193) United Nations member states.
The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic currently only controls around a quarter of the territory of Western Sahara (which it fully claims) and the Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria, where it regularly holds elections.