- The first president was Pedro Santana who was invested in November 14, 1844 by decision of the Central Government Junta. The current President of the Dominican Republic is Danilo Medina of the Dominican Liberation Party (Partido de la Liberación Dominicana or PLD), who took office on from August 16, 2012.
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The President of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: Presidente de la República Dominicana) is both the head of state and head of government of the Dominican Republic. The presidential system was established in 1844, following the proclamation of the republic during the Dominican War of Independence.
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Since independence in 1844, the Dominican Republic has counted 53 people in the presidential office, whether constitutional, provisional or interim, divided into 66 periods of government. Likewise, there are also those periods in which the head of the State has been exercised by collegiate bodies (such as triumvirates , military juntas or councils of state ).
Danilo Medina, the Dominican Republic's current president, succeeded Fernández in 2012, winning 51% of the electoral vote over his opponent ex-president Hipólito Mejía. The Dominican Republic has the largest economy in the Caribbean and Central American region and is the eighth-largest economy in Latin America.
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First Republic, 1844–1861. Pedro Santana: 13 November 1844 – 4 August 1848; Council of Secretaries of State: 4 August – 8 September 1848; Manuel Jimenes: 8 September 1848 – 29 May 1849; Pedro Santana: 30 May – 23 September 1849; Buenaventura Báez: 24 September 1849 – 15 February 1853
Danilo Medina Sánchez (Spanish pronunciation: [d̪aˈnilo ˈsant͡ʃes] : born 10 November 1951) is a Dominican politician and the current President of the Dominican Republic, since 2012. Medina previously served as Chief of Staff to the President of the Dominican Republic from 1996 to 1999 and from 2004 to 2006, and is a member of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).
The President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic is the speaker of the lower chamber of the legislature.. The lower chamber was called Tribunado 1844-1854, then Chamber of Representatives 1854-1878, and Chamber of Deputies since 1878.
There have been thirty-nine Vice Presidents of the Dominican Republic. Under the Constitution of the Dominican Republic, the Vice President shall be elected along with the President. Since the independence of the Dominican Republic in 1844 until 1865, what is considered the First Republic, there were no constitutional Vice Presidents.
The Dominican Republic is a constitutional democracy ruled by a president. The president is elected every 4 years. The current president is Danilo Medina Sánchez, of the PLD. There are 3 important political parties in the Dominican Republic: PRD: the Dominican Revolutionary Party (Spanish: Partido Revolucionario Dominicano).
The Congress of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: Congreso de la República Dominicana) is the bicameral legislature of the government of the Dominican Republic, consisting of two houses, the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. Both senators and deputies are chosen through direct election. There are no term limits for either chamber.