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Elections in Curaçao

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Curaçao elects a legislature called the Estates of Curaçao. It consists of 21 members, elected for a four year term by proportional representation. The first Estates of Curaçao were the succession of the Island council of Curaçao (a form of devolved government in the Netherlands Antilles), upon the Dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010. In October 2012, elections were held for the Estates were held.

Latest elections

 Summary of the results of Curaçao's 19 October 2012 general election
National party Leader(s) Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Sovereign People (PS) Helmin Wiels 19,715 22.6 5 1 Increase
Movement for the Future of Curaçao (MFK) Gerrit Schotte 18,450 21.2 5
Party for the Restructured Antilles (PAR) Emily de Jongh-Elhage 17,179 19.7 4 4 Decrease
Partido pa Adelanto I Inovashon Soshal (PAIS) Alex Rosaria 15,286 17.7 4 4 Increase
Party MAN (MAN) Eunice Eisden 8,294 9.5 2
National People's Party (PNP) Humphrey Davelaar 5,130 5.9 1
Party Workers' Liberation Front 30th of May (FOL) Anthony Godett 1,790 2.1 0 1 Decrease
Democratic Party (DP) + Labour Party People's Crusade (L) George Hernandez 1,127 1.3 0
Valid votes 87,058 99.58
Blank and invalid votes 370 0.42
Totals 87,428 100.00 21
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 116,857 74.82

2010 Elections

  Curaçao general election results, 2010
Parties Party leader Votes % Seats +/-
Partido Antiá Restrukturá (PAR) Emily de Jongh-Elhage 22,474 30 8 +1
Movementu Futuro Korsou (MFK) Gerrit Schotte 15,953 21 5 +5
Pueblo Soberano (PS) Helmin Wiels 13,886 19 4 +3
Movishon Antia Nobo (MAN) Eunice Eisden 6,531 9 2 -3
Partido Frente Obrero Liberashon 30 Di Mei (FOL) Anthony Godett 4,813 7 1 -1
Partido Nashonal di Pueblo (PNP) Humphrey Davelaar 4,588 6 1 -1
Democratische Partij (DP) Norberto Vieira Ribeiro 3,048 4 0
Partido pa Adelanto I Inovashon Soshal (PAIS) Alex Rosaria 2,202 3 0
Partido Laboral Errol Goeloe 509 1 0
Lista Niun Paso Atras (NPA) Carlos Monk 336 0 0
Total valid votes 74,340 100 21
Invalid votes (including 241 blank votes) 1,231 1.6
Turnout 75,571 65.81
Source: Civil registry of the Netherlands Antilles

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