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1983 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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General elections were held in Aruba in 1983. They were the ninth elections for the Island Council.[1]

Aruba

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
People's Electoral Movement20,79857.9413+1
Aruban People's Party8,10222.575+1
Aruban Patriotic Party5,35414.9130
Aruban Democratic Party1,6444.580New
Total35,898100.00210
Source: Statistical Yearbook

Saba

1983 Saban general election
Saba
← 1979 6 May 1983 1987 →

5 seats in the Island Council
3 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats ±
WIPM 77.43 4 -1
SUP 22.57 1 New
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

General elections were held in Saba on 6 May 1983. 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][4]

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Windward Islands People's Movement47077.434–1
Saba United Party13722.571New
Total607100.0050
Source: Johnson[2]

Sint Maarten

General elections were held in Sint Maarten on 6 May 1983. The Island Council seats increased from five to seven. The result was a victory for the Democratic Party, which won five of the seven Island Council seats.[5]

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Democratic Party3,34266.855+2
Sint Maarten Patriotic Movement1,44328.8720
Partido Pro Penshonado1913.820New
New Electoral Movement of Antilles230.460New
Total4,999100.007+2
Source: Lynch & Lynch[5]

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. 70–72, 175–176. ISBN 9077751327.
  3. ^ "THE BOTTOM - De Sabanen hebben druk gebruik gemaakt van hun stemrecht". Amigoe (in Dutch). 10 May 1983. p. 7.
  4. ^ "WIPM op Saba verliest 1 zetel Onbedreigde winnaar DP op Sint Maarten". Amigoe (in Dutch). 7 May 1983. p. 8.
  5. ^ a b Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. pp. 42, 52, 185–186. ISBN 0913441325.
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