Bonaire Patriotic Union

The Bonaire Patriotic Union (Papiamentu: Union Patriótiko Boneriano, UPB; Dutch: Patriottische Unie van Bonaire) is a Dutch local political party in the special municipality of Bonaire.

Bonaire Patriotic Union
Union Patriótiko Boneriano
AbbreviationUPB
LeaderJames Kroon
Leader in the Island CouncilEsther Bernabela
Founded23 October 1969 (1969-10-23)
IdeologyChristian democracy
Political positionCentre
International affiliationCentrist Democrat International
American affiliationChristian Democrat Organization of America
Sister partyChristian Democratic Appeal
ColorsGreen
Island Council
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Electoral College
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HistoryEdit

In the 2002 Netherlands Antilles general election, the party won 3.6% of the popular vote and 2 out of 22 seats. In the 2006 Netherlands Antilles general election, the party again won 2 out of 22 seats. It is a member of the Centrist Democrat International and the Christian Democrat Organization of America.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Europa Publications (2002). South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2003. Regional surveys of the world. Taylor & Francis Group. p. 588. ISBN 978-1-85743-138-4. Retrieved December 15, 2018.
  2. ^ Ameringer, C.D. (1992). Political Parties of the Americas, 1980s to 1990s: Canada, Latin America, and the West Indies. Greenwood Historical Encyclope. Greenwood Press. p. 695. ISBN 978-0-313-27418-3. Retrieved December 15, 2018.