2011 Dutch island council elections
Netherlands
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All 19 seats in the island councils
of Bonaire (9), Saba (5) and Sint Eustatius (5)
Party Leader % Seats ±
Bonaire Elected in Bonaire
UPB Ramonsito Booi 40.29% 4 -1
PDB Robby Beukenboom 33.31% 3 -1
MBL Benito Dirksz 10.88% 1 New
PHU Michiel Bijkerk 8.61% 1 New
Saba Elected in Saba
WIPM Rolando Wilson 83.35% 4 0
SLP Ishmael Levenston 16.65% 1 0
Sint Eustatius Elected in Sint Eustatius
DP Reuben Merkman 35.24% 2 -2
UPC Reginald Zaandam 24.65% 1 New
PLP Clyde van Putten 20.26% 1 0
STEP Franklin Brown 17.55% 1 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

Island council elections were held in the Caribbean Netherlands on 2 March 2011 to elect the members of the island councils of Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius. They were the first island council elections since the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010.

The elections were held on the same day as the provincial elections in the European Netherlands. The election was won by the Bonaire Patriotic Union (4 seats) in Bonaire, the Windward Islands People's Movement (4 seats) in Saba, and the Democratic Party (2 seats) in Sint Eustatius.[1][2][3]

Results

Bonaire

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Bonaire Patriotic Union 3,040 40.29 4 –1
Bonaire Democratic Party 2,513 33.31 3 –1
Free Bonaire Movement 821 10.88 1 New
Party for Justice and Unity 650 8.61 1 New
Soleana List 521 6.91 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 130
Total 7,675 100 9 0
Registered voters/turnout 10,174 75.44
Source: Kiesraad

Saba

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Windward Islands People's Movement 686 83.35 4 0
Saba Labour Party 137 16.65 1 0
Invalid/blank votes 11
Total 834 100 5 0
Registered voters/turnout 960 86.88
Source: Kiesraad

Sint Eustatius

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Party 506 35.24 2 –2
United People's Coalition 353 24.65 1 New
Progressive Labour Party 291 20.26 1 0
St. Eustatius Empowerment Party 252 17.55 1 +1
List 4 (Wilhelm Joshua Spanner) 33 2.30 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 19
Total 1,455 100 5 0
Registered voters/turnout 2,140 67.99
Source: Kiesraad

References

  1. ^ "UPB wins, but lacks majority". The Daily Herald. 3 March 2011. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Preliminary Election Results" (PDF). Saba Tourist Bureau. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  3. ^ "DP loses two of four seats". The Daily Herald. 3 March 2011. Archived from the original on 29 January 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2021.