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Area: 751 sq km (290 sq miles) | Population: 70,400 (UN, 2009)
Capital City: Roseau
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Head of State President indirectly elected by legislature.
Head of Government Prime Minister is appointed by the President
Structure of Parliament Unicameral Parliament consisting of the House of Assembly with 31 seats.
Electoral Law 16 July 1951; Last amendment: 1990
Constituencies 21 single-member constituencies.
Voting System The President is elected to serve a 5-year term. In the House of Assembly, 9 members are appointed to serve 3-year terms and 21 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms
Term of Office President (5 years), House of Assembly (3 or 5 years)
Voter Requirements - age: 18 years
- British Commonwealth citizenship
- fulfilment of residence or domicile requirements
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements - age: 21 years
- Dominican citizenship (Commonwealth citizenship for Senate candidates)
- residence in Dominica or previous 12 months' residence immediately before nomination
- sufficient ability to speak and read English
- ineligibility: allegiance to a foreign State, undischarged bankruptcy, insanity, death sentence or imprisonment exceeding 12 months
- deposit equivalent to US$ 184, which is reimbursed if the candidate obtains at least 1/8 of the valid votes cast in the constituency
Electoral Authority Electoral Commission
Last Elections 18 December 2009
Next Elections December 2014
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Dominica Freedom Party or DFP [Charles SAVARIN]
Dominica Labor Party or DLP [Roosevelt SKERRIT]
Dominica United Workers Party or UWP [Earl WILLIAMS]
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Year Specific Date Election Type View Results Source
2000 31 January 2000 Parliamentary View results psephos.adam-carr.net
2003 19 September 2003 Presidential View results IFES Election Guide
2005 5 May 2005 Parliamentary View results IFES Election Guide
2008 October 2008 Presidential View results IFES Election Guide
2009 18 December 2009 Parliamentary View results psephos.adam-carr.net
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