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Dominican Republic

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theChamber of Deputies

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Reinaldo Pared Pérez (Male)
Year of birth
1956
Additional information
Elected on 16 Aug. 2016, re-elected on 16 Aug. 2017, on 16 Aug. 2018 and on 16 Aug. 2019.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Mercedes Camarena Abreu (Female)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
30 Aug. 2012 -

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
3
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
9.38% See historical data for this field.

Age

Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
32
Total per sex
Total of male
28
Total of female
4
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
0
41-45
0
46-50
7
51-60
18
61-70
5
71-80
2
81-90
0
91 and over
0
Number of members, by age
Breakdown of members by age and gender
18 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 45 46 - 50 51 - 60 61 - 70 71 - 80 81 - 90 91 and over Totals per gender
Totals per age interval 0 0 0 0 7 18 5 2 0 0
Total <= 45: 0 Total >= 46: 32
Male 0 0 0 0 7 15 4 2 0 0 28
Female 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger0%0%0%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Elections > Election results

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
224
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
30
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
13.39%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
30
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
13.39%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
29
Number of women elected
3
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
9.38%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
3

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
29
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
3
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Reinaldo Pared Pérez (Male)
Political party
Dominican Liberation Party (PLD)
Date of election
16.08.2016
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1942
Notes