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Commonwealth of Dominica
May 5, 2005
At stake in this election:
21 seats in the House of Assembly.
Description of government structure:
Chief of State: President Nicholas J.O. LIVERPOOL
Head of Government: Prime Minister Roosevelt SKERRIT
Assembly: Dominica has a unicameral House of Assembly with 30 seats.
Description of electoral system:
The president is elected by the House of Assembly for a five-year term.
All members of the House of Assembly serve five year terms. 9 senators are appointed and 21 are elected by popular vote.
Results from the electoral race:
Party: Dominica Labor Party (DLP)
Leader: Roosevelt SKERRIT
Seats won in this election: 12
Seats won in last election: 10
Party: United Workers Party (UWP)
Leader: Edison JAMES
Seats won in this election: 8
Seats won in last election: 9
Party: Dominica Freedom Party (DFP)
Seats won in this election: 0
Seats won in last election: 2
Candidate: Ronald Toulon
Seats won in this election: 1
When was the last election?
The last elections were held on January 31, 2000.
Population and number of registered voters:
Population: 69,278 (July 2004 est.)
Number of registered voters: 65,936
SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ELECTION SYSTEMS (IFES)
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
IFES ELECTIONGUIDE ONLINE
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