Dominica - Sistema político electoral

Parlamento nacional

Unicameral (The House of Assembly).

Gobierno municipal

Dominica has a centralized system of government. Local governments have mostly administrative functions. There are three elected "Municipal Councils" in larger cities, 37 village councils, and one council representing the indigenous population.

Duración de mandatos

President, Prime Minister, House of Assembly: Maximum of 5 years from formation of government.

Sistema de representación

House of Assembly: Majority: Direct election. Simple majority vote. Vacancies of Representatives' seats between general elections are filled through by-elections, held within 3 months. Senators' seats are filled through appointment, also within 3 months.

Voting is not compulsory

Circunscripción electoral

House of Assembly: 21 single-member constituencies.

Ley de cuotas y paridad