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Aruba General Election Results - 25 September 2009

Parliament Building, Aruba

General elections were held in Aruba on 25 September 2019. The elections were the seventh to be held for membership of the Estates since autonomy was granted by the Dutch in 1986.

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 eight parties contested the election.

Results

The result was a victory for the Aruban People's Party (AVP), which won 12 of the 21 seats in the Estates. The AVP, led by Mike Eman, claimed 48% of the vote and twelve seats in the Estates, making Eman the 5th Prime Minister-Elect of Aruba with an absolute majority of three seats in the 21-seat House. The MEP won 36% of the vote and eight seats, with the final seat being won by the Real Democracy Party. This meant that Nelson Oduber, the demissionary Prime Minister of Aruba, had lost control of the Estates for the first time in eight years.

Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was 86.30%.

ELECTORAL SYSTEM
System Open list proportional representation
Elected Members 21 members
VOTER TURNOUT
Total Valid Votes 55,121
Total Invalid Votes 629
Total Votes Cast 55,750
Registered Voters 64,602
Voter Turnout 86.30%
   
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RED 2009 Programa
 
SUMMARY RESULTS
  Party Code Votes Seats
Total % votes Number Change
Aruban People's Party AVP 26,476 48.03% 12 +4
People's Electoral Movement MEP 19,804 35.93% 8 -3
Aruban Patriotic Movement MPA 2,444 4.43% 0 -1
Real Democracy Party PDR 3,144 5.70% 1 +1
Network of Electoral Democracy RED 2,378 4.31% 0 -1
Aruban Patriotic Party PPA 611 1.11% 0 -
United Christians Reinforcing Aruba's Potential
CURPA 139 0.25% 0 New
Organisacion Liberal Arubano / Movimiento Socialista Independiente OLA-MSI 125 0.23% 0 -
  Total Valid Votes   55,121 100% 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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