Voters asked to update their information at civil registry

Endorsement Day at Census Building 08 Jan 2018

PHILIPSBURG — The Civil Registry Department would hereby like to invite all eligible voters in connection with the upcoming parliamentary elections to update their voter information. Citizens are invited to visit the office between Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 up until Monday, October 21st, 2019 at the New Government Building during the hours More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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Deadline for application registration new political parties: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

PHILIPSBURG — The Electoral Council hereby wishes to inform prospective political parties desirous of participating in the upcoming elections on 9 January 2020 that: In view of the fact that postulation date More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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A giant blooper

By Hilbert Haar Did Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday overstep the mark on September 23 when he signed the national decree that invokes article 59? That question rumbles through the corridors of power in The Hague More...

Governor Eugene Holiday
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Governor signs amendment decree to dissolve Parliament and call early elections 2020

Harbour View – On October 3, 2019, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday, received a draft national decree from the Council of Ministers regulating the amendment of the decree of September More...

Jason Rogers Main Voting Bureau
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Central Voting Bureau resignation puts elections on ice

Philipsburg – Now that all members of the Central Voting Bureau have resigned, the interim elections are in jeopardy and it is at this moment uncertain when they will be able to take place in accordance with More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Pantophlet exits the political arena to focus on professional development

PHILIPSBURG — Valya Pantophlet, who contested the 2018 elections as a candidate on the United Sint Maarten Party (USP) slate, has submitted her resignation to the Board of the US party ahead of the upcoming More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Democratic process under pressure

PHILIPSBURG – The democratic process in St. Maarten is under pressure; not due to any shenanigans but due to a rule in the Constitution and a rule in the National Ordinance Registration and Finances Political More...

Jason Rogers Main Voting Bureau
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Only registered parties may postulate on October 2nd

Philipsburg — The Electoral Council hereby informs prospective political parties desirous of participating in the upcoming elections that: In view of the postulation date of October 2, 2019, parties requesting More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Patrice Gumbs resigns as Member of the Central Voting Bureau

POND ISLAND — On Monday, September 23rd 2019, Mr. Patrice Gumbs Jr tendered his resignation as member of the Central Voting Bureau. In the letter to the Prime Minister, with copies to the Governor and members More...

MINPRES MINJUS fulfilling Art. 53 Electoral Council 20180717
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Council of Ministers signs declaration with Electoral Council

Philipsburg — All recently appointed Ministers have complied with Article 53 of the National Ordinance on Registration and Finances of Political Parties within 30 days of their appointment. By signing the More...