Shaw was elected to a five-year term as President by the House of Assembly on October 2, 1998, as the candidate of the United Workers' Party (UWP). The secret ballot, party-line vote was 18-13. He took office on October 6, 1998, following the expiration of President Crispin Sorhaindo's single five-year term. Shaw left office on October 1, 2003, and was succeeded by Nicholas Liverpool.
- Roger East; Richard Thomas (5 August 2003). Profiles of people in power: the world's government leaders. Psychology Press. pp. 144–45. ISBN 978-1-85743-126-1.
- "http://dominicanewsonline.com/news/homepage/news/human-interest/vernon-shaw-passes/". 2 December 2013. Retrieved 4 December 2013.
- David Lea; Colette Milward; Annamarie Rowe (2001). A political chronology of the Americas. Psychology Press. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-85743-118-6.
|President of Dominica
|This article about a Dominican politician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|