The current constitution of republican and democratic type.

Executive

Composed of the President and Vice President, with a cabinet of secretaries of state, an Administrative Secretary and Economic Advisor.

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Legislature

Bicameral Congress consists of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Senators and representatives, all Dominican nationals, over twenty years old, elected for four years.

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Judiciary

The Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal nine, thirty judges of first instance and a Judge each Township Mayor for the Republic.

Provincial Government

A Civil Governor in each province and municipal councils, elected by direct vote, in the ninety-seven municipalities.

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Suffrage

All citizens over eighteen years of age are permitted to vote.

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