Aruban Legislature 2017 voting live Results Dates Opinion Exit Poll Candidates

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Aruban Legislature 2017 Results Voting Live Dates Opinion Exit Poll

Aruban Legislature election Dates 2017

Aruban Legislature Date: 30 September 2017

Elections in Aruba gives information on election and election results in Aruba.

Aruba elects on national level a legislature. The Estates (Staten) have 21 members, elected in a single nationwide constituency for a four-year term by Open list Party-list proportional representation. Seats are distributed among parties that have gained at least one full quota (1/21, or approximately 4.76% of the vote) using the Hagenbach-Bischoff system (a variant of the D'Hondt method). Aruba has a multi-party system, with two or three strong parties and a third party that is electorally successful.


Aruban Legislature Voting Live 2017

  1. Aruba, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic country, whereby the prime minister is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government
  2. Federal legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament. The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. Aruba has full autonomy on most matters. Exceptions are defence, foreign affairs, and the Supreme Court. The Constitution was enacted in January 1986.
  3. Executive power rests with a governor, and a prime minister heads an eight-member Cabinet. The governor of Aruba is appointed for a six-year term by the monarch, and the prime minister and deputy prime minister are elected by the Staten (legislature) for four-year terms. 

     


    Electoral system of Aruba 
 

 

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

Constituencies

There is one nationwide district. The electoral system is open list PR. Party lists may contain up to 29 candidates.

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

– age: 18 years

Candidate Eligibility and Requirements

Qualified electors 
– age: 18 years

Electoral Authority

Head Electoral Council

Last Elections

27 September 2013

Next Elections

September 2017


Candidates for Aruban Legislature 2017

N/A


Aruba Parties and leaders

Party

Aliansa/Aruban Social Movement or MSA

Aruban Liberal Organization or OLA

Aruban Patriotic Movement or MPA

Aruban Patriotic Party or PPA

Aruban People's Party or AVP

People's Electoral Movement Party or MEP

Real Democracy or PDR

RED

Workers Political Platform or PTT


Aruba past election results

Party

Votes

%

Seats

+/–

 

Aruban People's Party

33,103

57.28

13

+1

 

People's Electoral Movement

17,653

30.54

7

–1

 

Real Democracy Party

4,518

7.82

1

0

 

Network of Electoral Democracy

1,209

2.09

0

0

 

Patriotic Progressive Union

805

1.39

0

New

 

Aruban Patriotic Party

506

0.88

0

0

Invalid/blank votes

556

Total

58,350

100

21

0

Registered voters/turnout

68,758

84.86

 

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