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1987 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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1987 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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22 May 1987 (SSS islands)
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All 49 seats in the island councils of Bonaire (9), Curaçao (21),
Saba (5), Sint Eustatius (5) and Sint Maarten (9)

Island council elections were held in the Netherlands Antilles on 10 April (Bonaire and Curaçao) and 22 May 1987 (SSS islands) to elect the members of the island councils of its five island territories. The election was won by the Bonaire Patriotic Union–Bonaire Workers' Party list (5 seats) in Bonaire, the National People's Party (8 seats) in Curaçao, the Saba Democratic Labour Movement (3 seats) in Saba, the Democratic Party Statia (3 seats) in Sint Eustatius, and the Democratic Party (7 seats) in Sint Maarten.

Results

Bonaire

PartyVotes%Seats
Bonaire Patriotic Union–Bonaire Workers' Party2,99454.815
Bonaire Democratic Party2,19040.094
New Action Party2795.110
Total5,463100.009
Source: Statstical Yearbook of the Netherlands Antilles

Curaçao

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
National People's Party26,09036.648+1
New Antilles Movement18,14125.486–2
Democratic Party13,87919.494–1
Soshal Independiente6,9539.762New
Workers' Liberation Front5,3867.5610
Nos Pais7611.070New
Total71,210100.00210
Registered voters/turnout111,408
Source: Statstical Yearbook of the Netherlands Antilles

Saba

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Saba Democratic Labour Movement32851.013New
Windward Islands People's Movement26641.372–2
Saba True Labour Party497.620New
Total643100.0050
Source: Statstical Yearbook of the Netherlands Antilles

Sint Eustatius

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Democratic Party44552.9130
Windward Islands People's Movement31136.9820
SRP8510.110
Total841100.0050
Source: Statstical Yearbook of the Netherlands Antilles

Sint Maarten

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Democratic Party5,03674.197+2
Sint Maarten Patriotic Alliance–Independent Citizens Movement1,75225.812New
Total6,788100.009+2
Valid votes6,78898.62
Invalid/blank votes951.38
Total votes6,883100.00
Registered voters/turnout6,883100.00
Source: Statstical Yearbook of the Netherlands Antilles, Amigoe,[1] Lynch & Lynch[2]

References

  1. ^ "Weinig verrassende uitslagen in verkiezingen Bovenwinden". Amigoe (in Dutch). Delpher. 23 May 1987. p. 1. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  2. ^ Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. pp. 43, 186. ISBN 0913441325.
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