Tag archive for ‘political parties’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

5 candidates did not meet deadline

Philipsburg — At the end of the deadline, Monday, March 26, 2018, at 18:00 hours, eighty-eight (88) of the ninety-three (93) political candidates, who contested the recently held parliamentary elections, have More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Only one party published manifesto in timely manner

Philipsburg — The Electoral Council would like to remind all political parties contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections that in accordance with the National Ordinance on Registration and Finances of More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Information evening on registration of donations

Philipsburg — The Electoral Council would like to invite all political parties and candidates contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections to an information evening on registration of donations. Other interested More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Green light for all political parties

PHILIPSBURG – All political parties are good to go for the February 26 parliamentary elections. On Tuesday afternoon, the Central Voting Bureau approved all the necessary paperwork during a brief public meeting More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Parties have no clear platforms

Dear Editor, In the Dutch/European system of politics that incentivizes large number of political parties, it is common and maybe even inevitable that governments have to be formed by coalitions. For the coalitions More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

When Tension Rules

Tension means “ the state of being stretched tight”. It connotes unrest and depicts uncertainty. Recent events on St. Maarten has exposed the urgent need for the government to work together without aggravating More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Lack of interest

The first annual report of the Electoral Council shows that political parties still have a lot to learn. Not only do they lack knowledge about the very ordinance that regulates their existence, they also show a More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 17th, 2016

Only seven candidates registered donations

GREAT BAY – Three weeks after the parliamentary elections held on September 26, only seven of the 125 candidates who contested the parliamentary elections on September 26, submitted their donation registration More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

It’s Going To Be Four Long Years

It’s Going To Be Four Long Years At least, that is what we hope! We can be optimistic because even losing parties such as the HOPE party are happy with this new NA-UP formation, which – according to HOPE More...