Elections in the Dominican Republic: May 20 Presidential Election

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18 May 2012

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Voters in the Dominican Republic will go to the polls May 20 to elect a president and vice president in the first election held under the constitutional reforms of 2010. Additionally, Sunday's race features new measures to increase participation of persons with disabilities as well as the large number of Dominicans living abroad.

Elections in the Dominican Republic: May 20 Presidential Election answers questions on the country's electoral system and the presidential race, including:

  • Who are the presidential and vice presidential candidates?
  • Who can vote?
  • How will the country's international commitment to persons with disabilities impact the election?
  • Can Dominicans residing abroad vote in the election?

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