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Suriname General Election Results 1949 - present
This section provides information on general elections held in Suriname from 1949 until present.  Click on the year or specific date for further information.

 OVERVIEW

Year Specific Date   Winning Party Total
Seats
Voter
Turnout
  Party % Votes Seats
1949

Mon, 30 May 1949

  National Party of Suriname - 13 21 47.50%
1951 Wed, 14 Mar 1951   National Party of Suriname - 13 21 38.40%
1955 Tue, 29 Mar 1955   Unity Front - 11 21 -
1958 Wed, 25 Jun 1958   National Party of Suriname - 9 21 -
1963 Mar 1963   National Party of Suriname 24.28% 14 36 -
1967 Mar 1967   National Party of Suriname 29.49% 17 39 -
1969 Nov 1969   Progressive Reform Party (VHP) Bloc 37.23% 19 39 -
1973 Mon, 19 Nov 1973   National Party Combination 50.54% 22 39 75.64%
1977 Mon, 31 Oct 1977   National Party Combination 45.41% 22 39 77.77%
1987 Wed, 25 Nov 1987   Front for Democracy and Development 85.50% 40 51 84.97%
1991 Sat, 25 May 1991   New Front for Democracy and Development 54.29% 30 51 64.31%
1996 Thu, 23 May 1996   New Front for Democracy and Development 41.78% 24 51 66.66%
2000 Thu, 25 May 2000   New Front for Democracy and Development 47.55% 33 51 72.03%
2005 Wed, 25 May 2005   New Front for Democracy and Development 41.08% 23 51 65.93%
2010 Tue, 25 May 2010   Mega Combinatie 40.22% 23 51 73.21%
2015 Mon, 25 May 2015   National Democratic Party 45.46% 26 51 72.72%
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 POLITICAL PARTIES learn more
NDP - National Democratic Party
VHP - Progressive Reform Party
PL - Pertjajah Luhur 
ABOP - General Liberation and Development Party 
BEP - Brotherhood and Unity in Politics
NPS - National Party of Suriname
PALU - Progressive Workers' and Farmers' Union
DOE - Party for Democracy and Development through Unity
 PARTY MANIFESTOS learn more
Download DRS 2015 Manifesto
Download V7 2015 Manifesto
Download VHP 2015 Manifesto
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