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1955 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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Island council elections were held in the Netherlands Antilles in 1955. They were the second elections for the Island Council.[1]


Three parties participated, which had participated in 1951; the Aruban Patriotic Party, Aruban People's Party and Aruba National Union (which had been two parties in the 1951 elections; UNA-I and UNA-II).


Aruban Patriotic Party9,62766.7915+7
Aruban People's Party2,53317.573–5
Aruba National Union2,25415.643–2
Valid votes14,41498.56
Invalid/blank votes2101.44
Total votes14,624100.00
Registered voters/turnout16,48088.74
Source: Hartog[2]

Sint Maarten

The result was a victory for the Democratic Party, which won four of the five Island Council seats.[3]


Democratic Party36566.974
National People's Party18033.031
Valid votes54597.15
Invalid/blank votes162.85
Total votes561100.00
Registered voters/turnout61491.37
Source: Lynch & Lynch[3]


  1. ^ "Politieke partijen en verkiezingen". Historia di Aruba (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  2. ^ Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Antillen: Aruba, zoals het was, zoals het werd; van de tijd der Indianen tot op heden, p432
  3. ^ a b Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. pp. 38, 179. ISBN 0913441325.
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