120,649 registered to vote in the upcoming elections
WILLEMSTAD – Voters registration is now closed. The number of registered voters is now at 120,649 for the elections of September 30 of this year. This was announced by the Supreme Electoral Council last Saturday.
The registration closes thirty days before the day the parties have to present their candidate lists to the council. This will take place on August 8. In order to vote, a citizen must be at least 18 years old, have the Dutch nationality and registered at the Registrar’s Office on the island.
The figures presented by the Council show that of the 120,649 voters 7424 are first-time voters. This number is divided into 3668 women and 3756 men.