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Partido Democraat (PD)

The Democratic Party (Papiamento: Partido Democraat, Dutch: Democratische Partij) is a liberal party in Curaçao founded in 1944. The party has participated in elections for the Estates of the Netherlands Antilles (Curaçao constituency) and the Island Council of Curaçao until the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010, obtaining a single seat in the island council in 2007.

By obtaining 1019 registrations of support, the party qualified (a minimum of 743 was required) for participation in the Curaçao General Election of 2012 on 19 October in a combined list with Laboral named Partido Democrat Laboral, where it obtained 1.2% of the votes but failed to obtain any seats. In the primary elections of 2016, the party received 1094 votes, again sufficient for participation. It however did not receive enough votes to participate in the 2017 election.

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Leader Geraldine PARRIS
Founded 1944
Party Colour Red
Ideology Liberalism
Seats in Estates of Curacao - 2017 0/21
Status Active
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