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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 > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

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