Estates of Curaçao

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Parliament of Curaçao
Staten van Curaçao
3rd Curaçaoan Parliament
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Type
Type
History
Founded 10 October 2010 (2010-10-10)
Leadership
Speaker
Structure
Seats 21
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Estates political groups

Government (12)

  •      MAN (4)
  •      PAR (4)
  •      PNP (2)
  •      PS (2)

Opposition (9)

Elections
Proportional voting
Estates last election
28 April 2017
Motto
Latin: cum lege libertas
Website
www.parlamento.cw

The Parliament of Curaçao (Dutch: Staten van Curaçao) consist of 21 members, each elected for a four year term in a general election. The first Parliament was 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 chairman of the Parliament was Ivar Asjes (Pueblo Soberano), while Amerigo Thodé (Movementu Futuro Korsou) was the vice chairman.[1]

Speakers[edit]

The chairman of the Parliament is one of their members. A list of chairmen is shown below:

Speaker Vice Speaker Period
Ivar Asjes (PS) Amerigo Thodé (MFK) 2010–2012[2]
Dean Rozier (Independent, former MFK) Anthony Godett (nl) (FOL) 2012[2]
Amerigo Thodé (MFK) Jaime Córdoba (PS) 2012[3]
Marcolino Franco (nl) (PAIS) Jaime Córdoba (PS) 2012–2015[4]
Marcolino Franco (nl) (PAIS) Humphrey Davelaar (nl) (PNP) 2015–2016[4]
Humphrey Davelaar (nl) (PNP) Jaime Córdoba (PS) 2016–2017[5]
Giselle McWilliam (MAN) Marilyn Acalá-Wallé (PAR) 2017[6]
Gilmar Pisas (MFK) Norberto Ribeiro (KdnT) 2017[7]
Amerigo Thodé (MFK) Eduard Braam 2017–[8]

2017 general election[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Curaçao's 28 April 2017 general election
National party Leader(s) Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Partido Alternativa Real (PAR) Eugene Rhuggenaath 18362 23.3 -6,413 6 2 Increase
Party MAN (MAN) Hensley Koeiman 16,071 20.4 3.232 5 1 Increase
Movement for the Future of Curaçao (MFK) Gerrit Schotte 15,710 19.9 3,039 5 1 Increase
Korsou di Nos Tur (KdnT) Amparo dos Santos 9,438 9.4 -816 2 1 Decrease
Partido Inovashon Nashonal (PIN) Suzy Camelia-Römer 4,183 5.3 4,183 1 1 Increase
Sovereign People (PS) Jaime Córdoba 4,029 5.1 -1,294 1 1 Decrease
Movementu Progresivo (MP) Marilyn Mozes 3,885 4.9 -255 1
Un Korsou Hustu (UKH) Omayra Leeflang 3,207 4.1 1,638 0 1 Decrease
National People's Party (PNP) Humphrey Davelaar 3,101 3.9 -3,916 0 2 Decrease
Movementu Kousa Promé (MKP) Rene Rosalia 1,970 2.5 103 0
Party Workers' Liberation Front 30 May-Partido Aliansa Nobo (FOL-PAN) Amado Rojer 859 1.1 859 0
Valid votes 78,815 98.7
Blank and invalid votes 1,023 1.3
Totals 79,838 100.00 21
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout
Source: Election Council

References[edit]

  1. ^ RNW.nl - 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. 
  5. ^ "Davelaar nieuwe voorzitter" (in Dutch). Antilliaans Dagblad. 2 November 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Giselle McWilliam New President Of Parliament". Curaçao Chronicle. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "Gilmar Pisas Is Now Officially The New President Of Parliament". Curaçao Chronicle. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 
  8. ^ "Amerigo Thode Is New President Of Parliament" (in Dutch). Curaçao Chronicle. 24 March 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2017. 

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