Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic

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Chamber of Deputies

Cámara de Diputados
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
Founded1844
New session started
16 August 2020 (2020-08-16)
Leadership
Alfredo Pacheco[1], PRM
since 16 August 2020
Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies
Olfanny Méndez, PRM
since 16 August 2020
Majority Leader
Julito Fulcar Encarnación, PRM
since 16 August 2020
Minority Leader
Gustavo Sánchez, PLD
since 16 August 2020
Structure
Seats190 deputies
Camara de Diputados de República Dominicana 2020-2024.svg
Political groups
PRM and allies (101)
88 PRM
2 PHD
2 APD
1 PRSD
1 PQDC
1 BIS
1 PCR
3 FA
2 DxC

Opposition: (89)

61 PLD
17 FP
5 PRSC
3 PRD
1 PLR
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Closed list[2] proportional representation,
D'Hondt method
Last election
5 July 2020
Next election
19 May 2024
Meeting place
Palacio del Congreso Nacional Santo Domingo.jpg
Congress Palace
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Website
www.camaradediputados.gob.do

The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower chamber of the Congress which, along with the Senate, makes up the legislature of the Dominican Republic.

References[change | change source]

  1. Flores, Javier (16 August 2020). "Eduardo Estrella y Alfredo Pacheco, los escogidos para ser presidentes del Congreso". Listin Diario. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  2. "Resolución que elimina el voto preferencial" (PDF). Georgetown University. Center for Latin American Studies.