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2007 Netherlands Antilles island council elections

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2007 Netherlands Antilles island council elections
Netherlands Antilles
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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)
Party Leader % Seats ±
Bonaire Elected in Bonaire
UPB Ramonsito Booi 51.22% 5 -1
ADB Jopie Abraham 39.91% 4 +1
Curaçao Elected in Curaçao (top 2)
PAR Emily de Jongh-Elhage 28.02% 7 +2
MAN Charles Cooper 18.70% 5 +3
Saba Elected in Saba
WIPM Ray Hassell 73.8% 4 +1
SLP Akilah Levenstone 26.2% 1 +1
Sint Eustatius Elected in Sint Eustatius
DP Julian Woodley 55.36% 4 +1
PLP Clyde van Putten 23.83% 1 -1
Sint Maarten Elected in Sint Maarten
DP Sarah Wescot-Williams 49.48% 6 0
NA William Marlin 41.33% 5 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

Island council elections were held in the Netherlands Antilles on 20 April 2007 to elect the members of the island councils of its five island territories. They were the last regular island council elections before the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010.

The election was won by the Bonaire Patriotic Union (5 seats) in Bonaire, the Party for the Restructured Antilles (7 seats) in Curaçao, the Windward Islands People's Movement (4 seats) in Saba, the Democratic Party Statia (4 seats) in Sint Eustatius, and the Democratic Party (6 seats) in Sint Maarten.[1]

Results

Bonaire

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Bonaire Patriotic Union 3,664 51.22 5 –1
Democratic Alliance 2,855 39.91 4 +1
PRO 583 8.15 0
Alerta 52 0.73 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 7,154 100 9 0
Registered voters/turnout 83.9
Source: The Bonaire Reporter[2]

Curaçao

Party Leader Votes % Seats +/–
Party for the Restructured Antilles (PAR) Emily de Jongh-Elhage 20,862 28.02 7 +2
New Antilles Movement (MAN) Charles Cooper 13,923 18.70 5 +3
Workers' Liberation Front (FOL) Anthony Godett 7,648 10.27 2 –6
National People's Party (PNP) Ersilia de Lannooy 7,558 10.15 2 0
Lista Niun Paso Atras (LNPA) Nelson Pierre 6,304 8.47 2 +1
Sovereign People (PS) Helmin Wiels 5,494 7.38 1 New
Forsa Kòrsou (FK) Nelson Navarro 4,932 6.63 1 New
Democratic Party (DP) Norbert George 3,813 5.12 1 +1
Un Pueblo Nobo (UPN) Josephine Bakhuis-Trinidad 1,651 2.22 0 0
People's Crusade Labour Party (PLKP) Errol Cova 1,227 1.65 0 –3
Social Labour Movement (MSL) Cesar Prince 1,032 1.39 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 469
Total 74,913 100 21 0
Registered voters/turnout 112,541 66.57
Source: Hoofdstembureau Curaçao[3]

Saba

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Windward Islands People's Movement 447 73.8 4 +1
Saba Labour Party 159 26.2 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 9
Total 615 100 5 0
Registered voters/turnout
Source: The Daily Herald,[4] Saba Tourist Bureau[5]

Sint Eustatius

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Party 625 55.36 4 +1
Progressive Labour Party 269 23.83 1 –1
St. Eustatius Empowerment Party 211 18.69 0 New
Cyril B. Tearr 24 2.13 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 19
Total 1,148 100 5 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,517 75.68
Source: The Daily Herald[6]

Sint Maarten

Party Leader Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Party Sarah Wescot-Williams 6,635 49.48 6 0
National Alliance William Marlin 5,542 41.33 5 +1
People's Progressive Alliance Gracita Arrindell 1,119 8.35 0 –1
Democratic Labour Party Johan van Heyningen 69 0.52 0 0
St. Maarten People's Believers Independent Movement Harold Jack 25 0.19 0 0
Freedom Slate of the National Democratic Party Theophilus Priest 20 0.15 0 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 13,410 100 11 0
Registered voters/turnout 19,151 70.02
Source: IslandStudies.ca,[7] SXM Elections,[8] Governor of St. Maarten[9]

References

  1. ^ "Godett verliest fors op Curaçao". Trouw (in Dutch). 21 April 2007. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Bonaire Island Elections 2007" (PDF). The Bonaire Reporter. 27 April – 4 May 2007. p. 10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 December 2010. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Eilandsraadverkiezingen, 2007". Hoofdstembureau Curaçao (in Dutch). Archived from the original on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Saba Voting Bureau ratifies election results". The Daily Herald. 27 April 2007. p. 10.
  5. ^ "Johnson and Zagers new commissioners". Saba Tourist Bureau. Archived from the original on 16 May 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  6. ^ "DP and PLP both lose one vote in final count". The Daily Herald. 26 April 2007. p. 10.
  7. ^ "Sint Maarten (Saint Maarten)". IslandStudies.ca. Archived from the original on 1 March 2021. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  8. ^ "Election Year 2007 Results". SXM Elections. Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  9. ^ "Press statement: April 20, 2007 elections". governorsxm.com. Archived from the original on 26 July 2007. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
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