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1975 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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Island council elections were held in the Netherlands Antilles in 1975. They were the seventh elections for the Island Council.[1]

Aruba

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
People's Electoral Movement 18,37459.5413+6
Aruban Patriotic Party10,74134.817–4
Aruban People's Party1,7435.651–2
Total30,858100.00210
Source: Official Newsletter, Statistical Yearbook

Saba

1975 Saban general election
Saba
1975 1979 →

5 seats in the Island Council
3 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats
WIPM 73.09 4
Democratic 26.91 1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

General elections were held in Saba in 1975. The result was a victory for the Windward Islands People's Movement, which won four of the five seats in the Island Council.[2][3]

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Windward Islands People's Movement42173.094+1
Democratic Party15526.911–1
Total576100.0050
Source: Johnson[2]

Sint Maarten

General elections were held in Sint Maarten on 9 May 1975 to elect the 5 members of the Island Council. The result was a victory for the Democratic Party, which won all five Island Council seats.[4]

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Democratic Party2,0815+1
United Federation of the Antilles3780New
Windward Islands People's Movement36200
Antillean Labor Movement1680New
IPPP980New
Total50
Source: Lynch & Lynch[4]

References

  1. ^ "Politieke partijen en verkiezingen". Historia di Aruba (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b Will, Johnson (2006). Dreaming big. Alkmaar: Falstaff Media. pp. 65–67, 171–172. ISBN 9077751327.
  3. ^ "Nederlaag voor DP op Saba volledig". Amigoe di Curacao (in Dutch). 10 May 1975. p. 4.
  4. ^ a b Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. pp. 41, 183. ISBN 0913441325.
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