Tag archive for ‘votes’
By The Publisher On Friday, November 10th, 2023

It pays to go into elections with the maximum number of candidates

PHILIPSBURG — It is worthwhile to enter elections with a full list of 23 candidates. This appears from our analysis of the 2020-elections. Generally, the top five vote getters on a list are good for around More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 10th, 2020

Electoral reform: the Lynch-law under review – part 1/2

PHILIPSBURG — The discussion about electoral reform will soon be in full swing, whereby the focus will be on the Lynch-law – actually, an article in the current electoral law that determines who gets elected: More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Motions of no confidence defeated

PHILIPSBURG – Two motions of no confidence – one against Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and one against Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson – failed to get majority support More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Instability is here to stay

By Hilbert Haar More than once, during the more than ten years I have lived and worked in St. Maarten, I have wondered about the sanity of our politicians. The idea that politicians could have the same thoughts More...