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D66-MP Wuite urges voters to register

PHILIPSBURG — Jorien Wuite, St. Maarten’s member of the Dutch parliament for D66 is urging citizens to register for the election of members of the Electoral College for non-residents. Members of this college vote in turn for members of the First Chamber, the Dutch senate. The registration for this election closes on February 1 and the More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 25th, 2023
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Register now for Dutch Electoral College elections

PHILIPSBURG – For the first time in history, citizens of the Caribbean part of the kingdom will have an opportunity to influence the composition of the Dutch First Chamber, aka as the senate. On March 15, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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Independence NO, Renegotiate COHO YES

WILLEMSTAD -- If anyone could have predicted that MFK would capture 9 seats in the Curacao elections, the party would have had 11 seats for sure.   MFK leader Gilmar 'Pik' Pisas himself was adamant that his More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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MP Buncamper requests subcommittee meeting on Electoral Reform

PHILIPSBURG — United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper has sent a letter to the Chairlady of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Electoral Reform, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten, requesting More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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The impressive rise of the Party for Progress

PHILIPSBURG – In 2017 a group of “dynamic and forward-thinking St. Maarteners” – as the party describes this on its Facebook-page – came together and founded the Party for Progress. On January More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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The F Words by Edwin James

The FORMATION should take into ACCOUNT: 1) the FACTS! 2) the FIGURES! 3) the FEARS! 4) the FAITH! 5) the FUTURE! A) FACTS and FIGURES: This simply means the outcome of the snap election regarding the seats awarded More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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SMCP congratulates winning parties

PHILIPSBURG — The Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) would like to thank the voters of Sint Maarten for going out and exercising their democratic right and voting in the next parliament. The election took More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Doran winner, Smith biggest loser in parliamentary elections

PHILIPSBURG – Interim Minister of Justice Jurendy Doran, candidate number 5 on the list of the National Alliance leads the top-ten of vote getters in Thursday’s parliamentary elections. Doran improved his score More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Governor Holiday holds consultations regarding the election results

Harbour View – Today, January 10, 2020, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday was informed by the chairman of the Central Voting Bureau about the proceedings of the January 9, parliamentary More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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National Alliance dominates elections, ship jumpers lose their seats

PHILIPSBURG – The National Alliance recorded a convincing victory in Thursday’s parliamentary elections, securing six seats in the new parliament – based on preliminary results. The United People’s party More...