Estates of Curaçao

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Estates of Curaçao
Staten van Curaçao
2nd Curaçaoan Estates
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Founded October 10, 2010 (2010-10-10)
Marcolino Franco
Seats 21
Estates political groups
Proportional Voting
Estates last election
19 October 2012
Latin: cum lege libertas

The Estates of Curaçao (Dutch: Staten van Curaçao) consist of 21 members, each elected for a four year term in a general election. The first Estates were installed on 10 October 2010, the date of the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, and consisted of the members of the island council elected on 27 August 2010.

The first Speaker of the Estates was Ivar Asjes (Pueblo Soberano), while Amerigo Thodé (Movementu Futuro Korsou) was Vice Speaker.[1]


The speaker of the Estates is one of their members. A list of speakers is shown below:

Speaker Vice Speaker Period
Ivar Asjes (PS) Amerigó Thodé (MFK) 2010–2012[2]
Dean Rozier (Independent, former MFK) Anthony Godett (nl) (FOL) 2012[2]
Amerigó Thodé (MFK) Jaime Córdoba (PS) 2012[3]
Marcolino Franco (PAIS) Jaime Córdoba (PS) 2012–2015[4]
Marcolino Franco (PAIS) Humphrey Davelaar (PNP) 2015–[4]

2016 general election[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Curaçao's 5 October 2016 general election
National party Leader(s) Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Party MAN (MAN) Hensley Koeiman 12,822 4 2 Increase
Movement for the Future of Curaçao (MFK) Gerrit Schotte 12,676 4 1 Decrease
Party for the Restructured Antilles (PAR) Zita Jesus-Leito 11,945 4
Korsou di Nos Tur (KdnT) Amparo dos Santos 8,250 3 3 Increase
National People's Party (PNP) Humphrey Davelaar 6,992 2 1 Increase
Sovereign People (PS) Ben Whiteman 5,293 2 3 Decrease
Un Korsou Hustu (UKH) Omayra Leeflang 4,822 1 1 Increase
Movementu Progresivo (MP) Marilyn Mozes 4,137 1 1 Increase
Partido pa Adelanto I Inovashon Soshal (PAIS) Alex Rosaria 3,651 0 4 Decrease
Movementu Patriótiko i Adelanto Sosial (PAS) Charles Cooper 3,445 0
Democratic Party (DP) Geraldine Parris 1,966 0
Movementu Kousa Promé (MKP) Rene Rosalia 1,924 0
Pro Korsou (PK) Ivar Asjes 1,137 0
Valid votes
Blank and invalid votes
Totals 100.00 21
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout
Source: Curaçao Chronicle


  1. ^ - Nieuwe gouverneurs en regeringen beëdigd
  2. ^ a b "New Majority votes Asjes out". Today SXM. 11 September 2012. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nieuwe Staten begonnen" (PDF). Antilliaans Dagblad (in Dutch). 3 November 2012. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Davelaar Elected As Vice President Of Parliament". Curaçao Chronicle. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016. 

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