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Democratic Party Sint Maarten (DP)

The Democratic Party Sint Maarten (Democratische Partij Sint Maarten, DP) is a political party in Sint Maarten.

The party has long been associated with its powerful leader and business tycoon Claude Wathey. Wathey stepped down from his leadership post in 1992.

At the legislative elections in the Netherlands Antilles, 18 January 2002, the party won 5.5% of the popular vote and 2 out of 22 seats. At the elections of 27 January 2006, it lost and only won 1 out of 22 seats.

After the island elections in April 2007 the party's leader, Sarah Wescott-Williams won the individual popular vote, with 2,188 votes, retaining her leadership of the local government.

The Democratic Party currently holds two of 15 seats in the Estates of Sint Maarten.

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Leader Sarah WESCOTT-WILLIAMS
Founders Claude WATHEY
Clem LABEGA
Founded 1954
Youth Wing DP Youth Wing
Party Colour Red
Estates seats 2/15
   
Status Active
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DP 2016 Manifesto
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