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1963 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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Island council elections were held in the Netherlands Antilles in 1963. They were the fourth elections for the Island Council.[1]

Aruba

Three parties already present in the Council retained representation: the Aruban Patriotic Party, Aruban People's Party and Aruba National Union.

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Aruban Patriotic Party11,66260.3313+1
Aruban People's Party5,66829.3260
Aruba National Union2,00110.3520
Total19,331100.00210
Source: Official Newsletter, Historia di Aruba

Sint Maarten

General elections were held in Sint Maarten on 31 May 1963 to elect the 5 members of the Island Council. The result was a victory for the Democratic Party, which won four of the five Island Council seats.[2]

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Democratic Party61471.7340
National People's Party14316.7110
Windward Islands People's Party9911.5700
Total856100.0050
Source: Lynch & Lynch[2]

References

  1. ^ "Politieke partijen en verkiezingen". Historia di Aruba (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. pp. 39–40, 181. ISBN 0913441325.
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