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1999 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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1999 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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All 51 seats in the island councils of Bonaire (9), Curaçao (21),
Saba (5), Sint Eustatius (5) and Sint Maarten (11)

Island council elections were held in the Netherlands Antilles on 7 May (Curaçao, Saba and Sint Eustatius) and 21 May 1999 (Sint Maarten) to elect the members of the island councils of its five island territories. The election was won by the Party for the Restructured Antilles (5 seats) in Curaçao, the Windward Islands People's Movement (4 seats) in Saba, the Sint Eustatius Alliance (3 seats) in Sint Eustatius, and the Democratic Party (7 seats) in Sint Maarten.[1]

Results

Bonaire

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Bonaire Patriotic Union [?] [?] 4 +2
Bonaire Democratic Party [?] [?] 4 –1
Other parties [?] [?] 1 –1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 100 9 0
Registered voters/turnout
Source: NU.nl,[2] Het Parool[3]

Curaçao

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Party for the Restructured Antilles (PAR) 15,948 22.60 5 –3
National People's Party (PNP) 15,616 22.13 5 +1
Workers' Liberation Front (FOL) 12,631 17.90 4 +2
People's Crusade Labour Party (PLKP) 11,938 16.92 4 New
New Antilles Movement (MAN) 6,851 9.71 2 –4
Organisashon pa Restorashon di Un i Tur (ORDU) 3,739 5.30 1 New
Democratic Party (DP) 2,931 4.15 0 –1
Nos Patria (NP) 909 1.29 0 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 70,563 100 21 0
Registered voters/turnout 124,572 56.64
Source: Hoofdstembureau Curaçao,[4] NRC Handelsblad[5]

Saba

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Windward Islands People's Movement 400 70.67 4 +2
Saba Labour Party 126 22.26 1 New
Democratic Party of Saba 40 7.07 0 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 566 100 5 0
Registered voters/turnout
Source: FindRecord.ru,[6] Lynch & Lynch[7]

Sint Eustatius

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Sint Eustatius Alliance 541 49.50 3 +1
Democratic Party 452 41.35 2 –1
St. Eustatius Action Movement 100 9.15 0 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 1,093 100 5 0
Registered voters/turnout
Source: Lynch & Lynch[8]

Sint Maarten

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Party 5,601 54.42 7 +2
Sint Maarten Patriotic Alliance 2,862 27.81 3 –2
National Progressive Party 1,259 1,259 1 New
Serious Alternative People's Party 423 4.11 0 –1
Decision 1999 76 0.74 0 New
PRLP 64 0.62 0 New
St. Maarten Liberation Movement 7 0.07 0 New
Invalid/blank votes
Total 10,292 100 11 0
Registered voters/turnout
Source: CaribTourism.net,[9] Lynch & Lynch[10]

References

  1. ^ Vries, Guido de (10 May 1999). "Curaçao kiest voor een zachte hand". NRC Handelsblad. Archived from the original on 7 October 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Omstreden arbeiderspartij wint verkiezingen Curaçao". NU.nl (in Dutch). 10 May 2003. Archived from the original on 3 March 2021. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Winst democraten eilandraad Bonaire". Het Parool (in Dutch). Delpher. 10 April 1995. p. 2. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Eerdere verkiezingen". Hoofdstembureau Curaçao (in Dutch). Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  5. ^ Vries, Guido de (7 May 1999). "Curaçao naar de stembus: voor of tegen de premier". NRC Handelsblad (in Dutch). Retrieved 5 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Saba". FindRecord.ru. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  7. ^ Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. p. 194. ISBN 0913441325.
  8. ^ Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. p. 195. ISBN 0913441325.
  9. ^ "History of Sint Maarten". CaribTourism.net. Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  10. ^ Lynch, Edgar H.; Lynch, Julian C. (1999). Know Your Political History (Rev. ed.). Philipsburg, St. Martin: House of Nehesi Publ. pp. 191–193. ISBN 0913441325.
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