List of presidents of Dominica

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President of the
Commonwealth of Dominica
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Incumbent
Charles Savarin

since 2 October 2013
Term length5 years, renewable[1]
Inaugural holderSir Louis Cools-Lartigue
Formation3 November 1978
Salary91,000 XCD annually[2]
Websitehttp://presidentoffice.gov.dm/
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politics and government of
Dominica
Administrative divisions (parishes)

The president of Dominica is the head of state under the system implemented by the Constitution of 1978, the year of Dominica's independence.[3]

The current president is Charles Savarin, since 2 October 2013.

Presidents of Dominica (1978–present)[edit]

[4]

Status
  Denotes interim or acting president
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
(at time of election)
Took office Left office Time in office
No image.png Sir Louis Cools-Lartigue
(1905–1993)
3 November 1978 16 January 1979 74 days Independent
1 No image.png Fred Degazon
(1913–2008)[a]
16 January 1979 29 January 1980 1 year, 13 days Independent
No image.png Sir Louis Cools-Lartigue
(1905–1993)[b]
15 June 1979 16 June 1979 1 day Independent
No image.png Jenner B. M. Armour
(1932–2001)[5][c]
21 June 1979 25 February 1980 249 days Independent
2 No image.png Aurelius Marie
(1904–1995)
25 February 1980 19 December 1983 3 years, 297 days Independent
3 No image.png Clarence Seignoret
(1919–2002)[d]
19 December 1983 25 October 1993 9 years, 310 days Dominica Labour Party
4 No image.png Crispin Sorhaindo
(1931–2010)
25 October 1993 5 October 1998 4 years, 345 days Dominica Freedom Party
5 No image.png Vernon Shaw
(1930–2013)
6 October 1998 1 October 2003 4 years, 360 days United Workers' Party
6 Nicholas Liverpool.jpg Nicholas Liverpool
(1934–2015)
1 October 2003 17 September 2012 8 years, 352 days Independent
7 No image.png Eliud Williams
(1948–)
17 September 2012 2 October 2013 1 year, 15 days Dominica Labour Party
8 No image.png Charles Savarin
(1943–)
2 October 2013 Incumbent 7 years, 57 days
(as of 28 November 2020)
Dominica Labour Party

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Left Dominica on 11 June 1979.
  2. ^ Acting for Degazon.
  3. ^ Acting for Degazon until 29 January 1980.
  4. ^ Sir Clarence Seignoret from 25 October 1985.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Establishment of Office - Office of the President". presidentoffice.gov.dm.
  2. ^ Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (13 October 2008). "PRESIDENT'S EMOLUMENTS AND CONDITIONS OF OFFICE (AMENDMENT) ACT 8" (PDF). www.dominica.gov.dm.
  3. ^ Lawrence, Alick C., The Constitution, The Government & You: An introduction to the Constitution and Governance of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Pont Casse Press, pp. 37–38, ISBN 0-9737347-5-2
  4. ^ "Administering Officers - Office of the President". presidentoffice.gov.dm.
  5. ^ "Index Ar-As". www.rulers.org.

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