Santo Domingo – The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates the people of the Dominican Republic in carrying out orderly and efficient elections on May 20. The Dominican people here and abroad exercised their democratic right to vote and, in doing so, reaffirmed the country’s commitment to democracy.
The U.S. Observer Mission joins the Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States and others in the international community in noting that the process was generally open, free, and fair, and that the results reflect the will of the Dominican people.
We congratulate President Elect Danilo Medina.
We look forward to continued cooperation with the government of the Dominican Republic on issues of mutual interest.