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2020 Sint Maarten general election

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Snap general elections were held on 9 January 2020 in Sint Maarten, two years earlier than scheduled, following the dissolution of the Second Marlin-Romeo cabinet in September 2019.

Electoral system

The 15 seats in the Estates were elected by proportional representation.[1] In order to participate in the election, new parties and parties without a seat in parliament were required to obtain at least 136 signatures; 1% of the valid votes of the 2018 parliamentary elections.[2]

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
National Alliance 4,715 35.36 6 +1
United People's Party 3,231 24.23 4 +4
United St. Maarten Party 1,762 13.21 2 0
Party for Progress 1,407 10.55 2 New
United Democrats 1,161 8.71 1 –6
St. Maarten Christian Party 759 5.69 0 –1
People’s Progressive Alliance 326 2.45 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 402
Total 13,735 100 15 0
Registered voters/turnout 23,106 59.44
Source: Government of Sint Maarten

References

  1. ^ The Constitution Archived 2016-03-25 at the Wayback Machine Estates of Sint Maarten
  2. ^ "Election Ordinance - Government of Sint Maarten" (PDF). sintmaartengov.org.
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