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List of presidents of Dominica

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President of the
State of Dominica
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/

The president of Dominica is the head of state which was created by the Constitution of 1978, the year of Dominica's independence.[3]

List

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Status
  Denotes interim or acting president
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
Sir Louis Cools-Lartigue
(1905–1993)
3 November 1978 16 January 1979 74 days Independent
1
Fred Degazon
(1913–2008)[a]
16 January 1979 29 January 1980 1 year, 13 days Independent
Sir Louis Cools-Lartigue
(1905–1993)[b]
15 June 1979 16 June 1979 1 day Independent
Jenner B. M. Armour
(1932–2001)[5][c]
21 June 1979 25 February 1980 249 days Independent
2
Aurelius Marie
(1904–1995)
25 February 1980 19 December 1983 3 years, 297 days Independent
3
Clarence Seignoret
(1919–2002)[d]
19 December 1983 25 October 1993 9 years, 310 days Dominica Labour Party
4
Crispin Sorhaindo
(1931–2010)
25 October 1993 5 October 1998 4 years, 345 days Dominica Freedom Party
5
Vernon Shaw
(1930–2013)
6 October 1998 1 October 2003 4 years, 360 days United Workers' Party
6
Nicholas Liverpool
(1934–2015)
1 October 2003 17 September 2012 8 years, 352 days Independent
7
Eliud Williams
(1948–)
17 September 2012 2 October 2013 1 year, 15 days Dominica Labour Party
8
Charles Savarin
(1943–)
2 October 2013 Incumbent 8 years, 114 days
(as of 24 January 2022)
Dominica Labour Party

Notes

  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

  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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