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Voters in Curaçao went to the polls on 28 April 2017. Caribbean Elections provides information and current news for voters, students, teachers on the election and the Curaçao electoral process.
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OVERVIEW OF ELECTORAL SYSTEM
Learn more The 21 members of the Estates are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.
Head of State Inherited monarchy with a Governor appointed by the Dutch Monarch
Head of Government Prime Minister indirectly elected by legislature/chosen by parliament
Structure of Parliament Unicamarel Legislature (Staten) with 21 seats
Electoral Law Based on Dutch civil law system with some English common law influence
Constituencies There is one nationwide district. The electoral system is open list PR.
Voting System In the Legislature (Staten) 21 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.
Term of Office 4 years
Voter Requirements Residents of Curaçao of at least 18 years of age with Dutch citizenship. 
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements Qualified electors - age: 18 years
Electoral Authority Head Electoral Council
Last Elections 28 April 2017
Next Elections April 2021
PAST ELECTIONS
Year Specific Date Voter Turnout
1995 1995 -
1999 Friday, 7 May 1999 -
2003 Friday, 9 May 2003 62.14%
2007 Friday, 20 April 2007 66.57%
2010 Friday, 27 August 2010 65.81%
2012 Wednesday, 9 October 2012 74.82%
2016 Wednesday , 5 October 2016 66.76%
2017 Friday, 28 April 2017 66.40%
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