Democratic Party Sint Maarten
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|Democratic Party Sint Maarten|
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The Democratic Party Sint Maarten (Democratische Partij Sint Maarten) is a political party in Sint Maarten. The party has long been associated with its powerful leader and business tycoon Claude Wathey. Wathey stepped down from his leadership post in 1992.
At the legislative elections in the Netherlands Antilles, 18 January 2002, the party won 5.5% of the popular vote and 2 out of 22 seats. At the elections of 27 January 2006, it lost and only won 1 out of 22 seats.
After the last island elections in April 2007 the party's leader, Sarah Wescott-Williams won the individual popular vote, with 2,188 votes, retaining her leadership of the local government.
- "Wreath-laying ceremony Saturday in memory of Dr. Claude Wathey". The Daily Herald. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- "Hasani Ellis elected DP Board President". The Daily Herald. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
- "At 60 and counting, DP reflects on past contributors to the building of the St. Maarten nation". sxmislandtime.com. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
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