Dec. 6, 2022 Held


Commonwealth of Dominica

Election for Dominican House of Assembly


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:19,066
Valid Votes:18,469
Invalid Votes:597

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Dominica Labour Party (Dominica Labour Party) 19 - 15,214


Independents (Independents) 2 - 3,102

Election Results Modified: Dec 28, 2022

General Information

Note: This snap election was announced on November 6th, 2022 by Prime Minister Roosvelt Skerrit. 

At Stake in this Election: 

  • 21 seats of the House of Assembly of the Commonwealth 

Government Structure:  

  • Chief of State: President Charles SAVARIN (since 2 Oct 2013) 

  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Roosevelt SKERRIT (since 8 Jan 2004) 

  • Assembly: A 32-seat House of Assembly 

Electoral System: 

  • The President is chosen by the Assembly. 

  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the President. 

  • Of the 32 seats of the House of Assembly, 21 are directly elected by single-seat constituencies with a simple majority. The other 9 are appointed by the President – 5 on advice of the Prime Minister and 4 on the advice of the opposition party. They serve five-year terms.  

Last Election: 

  • Elections were last held on December 6, 2019. The Dominica Labor Party won 18 seats, while the major opposition party won 3 seats.  

Key Deadlines: 

  • Candidate filing deadline: 18 November 2022 

  • Voter registration deadline: UNK 

Main Parties in this Election*:  

  • Dominica Labor Party  

  • Leader: Roosevelt SKERRIT 

  • Seats won in last election: 18 

  • Team Unity Dominica 

  • Leader: Alex BRUNO 

  • Seats won in last election: N/A 

* Opposition parties, including former ruling parties United Workers' Party (UWP) and Dominica Freedom Party (DFP), have announced they will be boycotting this election after calls for election reform went unheard. 

Population and Registered Voters: 

Gender Data: 

  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A 

Disability Data: 

  • CRPD Status: Signed 30 Mar 2017, Ratified 1 Oct 2012 

  • Projected population with a disability: 11,194 (2022 est.) 

IFES Resources: 

  • Does IFES have a presence in Dominica: No 

Election Modified: Aug 16, 2023

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