The Dominican Republic has a Representative Democracy. The three clear branches of power are: Executive, Legislative and Judicial. Every four years they vote to elect both the president. Any citizen over the age of 18 may vote. Legislative Power- a bi-chamber congress comprised of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. The Judicial Power- represented by the Supreme Court of Justice, the Appeal Courts, the Land Courts, the Preliminary Hearings Courts and the Justice of the Peace.