People's Electoral Movement (Aruba)
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The People's Electoral Movement (Dutch: Electorale Volksbeweging, Papiamento: Movimiento Electoral di Pueblo, MEP) is a social democratic political party in Aruba. In the 2001 elections for the Estates, 28 September 2001, the party won 52.4% of popular votes and 12 out of 21 seats. 23 September 2005, the party won 43% of the popular vote and 11 out of 21 seats and remained, led by Nelson Oduber in government. in the 2009 Aruban general election, MEP lost 2 seats and won 36% of the vote, subsequently losing the election.
|Dutch name||Electorale Volksbeweging|
|Papiamento name||Movimiento Electoral di Pueblo|
|Political position||Centre left|
|Estates of Aruba|
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In the 2017 general election. The MEP won 37% of the vote, and gained a seat, AVP still being the largest Party had to resign their vote, thus ending their government, where MEP formed a Coalition government with Pueblo Orguyoso y Respeta (POR) and Network of Electoral Democracy (RED).
- Betico Croes, political activist who played a major role in Aruba's separation of the Netherlands Antilles
- Nelson Oduber, 2nd Prime Minister of Aruba
- Frans Figaroa, former chairman of the parliament of the Netherlands Antilles and lieutenant Governor of Aruba
- Evelyn Wever-Croes, incumbent Prime Minister of Aruba
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