Dominican Republic

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
05.07.2020
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
31.05.2024
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
32
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote
6,934,053
Votes Number of people who actually voted
4,029,886
Voter turnout The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of people who actually voted by the number of people registered to vote
58.12%

Results

Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
6
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
56.25%
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) 18
Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) 6
Social Christian Reformist Party (PRSC) 5
People’s Force (FP) 1
Dominicans for Change (DXC) 1
Social Democratic Institutional Bloc (BIS) 1
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
28
Number of women elected
4
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.
12.5%
Women Directly Elected
4

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.
28
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.
4
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
16.08.2020
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.
Eduardo Estrella (Male)