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Aruba General Election Results - 22 November 1985

Parliament Building, Aruba

General elections were held in Aruba on 22 November 1985.

Electoral System

The 21 members of theunicameral Estates were elected by open list proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency.

Political Parties

A total of seven parties contested the election.

Results

Whereas the People's Electoral Movement (MEP) won 10 of the 21 seats in the Estates, a four-party coalition was formed headed by John Hendrik Albert Eman of the Aruba People's Party (AVP).

ELECTORAL SYSTEM
System Open list proportional representation
Elected Members 21 members
SUMMARY RESULTS
  Party Code Votes Seats
Total % votes Number Change
People's Electoral Movement MEP 13,786 37.62% 10 -
Aruban People's Party AVP 11,480 31.33% 8 -
Aruban Patriotic Party PPA

4,499

12.28% 1 -
Aruban Democratic Party PDA

3,661

9.99% 0 -
National Democratic Alliance ADN 3,216 8.78% 1 -
  Total Valid Votes   36,642 100% 21 -
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AVP - Arubaanse Volkspartij
CURPA - Cristiannan Uni Reforzando Potencial di Aruba
MAS - Movimiento Aruba Soberano
MEP - Movimiento Electoral di Pueblo
POR - Pueblo Orguyoso y Respeta 
PPA - Partido Patriotico di Aruba
RAIZ
RED - Red Democratico
UPP - Union Patriotico Progresista
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