Prime Minister of Sint Maarten

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The prime minister of Sint Maarten became the head of government of Sint Maarten after the Netherlands Antilles had been dissolved on 10 October 2010. The prime minister, together with the Council of Ministers and the governor of Sint Maarten, form the executive branch of the government of Sint Maarten. Sint Maarten's current prime minister is Silveria Jacobs.

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List of prime ministers of Sint Maarten

Political parties:

   DP    NA    SMCP    UD    UPP    USP

PortraitName
(born and died)
Term of officePolitical partyElectionCabinetGovernor
(term)
Monarch
(reign)
Took officeLeft officeDaysNameComposition
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Sarah Wescot-Williams
(born 1956)
10 October 2010 [1] 21 May 20121531 Democratic Party
(DP)
2010 Wescot-Williams I DPUPP Eugene Holiday
GovEugeneHoliday.jpg
(2010–present)
Beatrix
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(1980–2013)
21 May 2012 [2] 14 June 2013 Wescot-Williams II DPNAInd
Willem-Alexander
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(2013–present)
14 June 2013 [3] 19 December 2014 Wescot-Williams III
MarcelGumbs.jpg Marcel Gumbs
(born 1953)
19 December 2014 [4] 19 November 2015335 United People's Party
(UPP)
2014 Gumbs UPPUSPInd
William Marlin.jpg William Marlin
(born 1950)
19 November 2015 [5] 20 December 2016736 National Alliance
(NA)
Marlin I NADPUSPInd
20 December 2016 [6] 24 November 2017 2016 Marlin II NAUSPDP
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Rafael Boasman
(born 1953)
24 November 2017 [7] 15 January 201852 United St. Maarten Party
(USP)
USPNADP
Leona Marlin-Romeo.jpg Leona Marlin-Romeo
(born 1973)
15 January 2018 [8] 25 June 2018633 United Democrats
(UD)
Marlin-Romeo I UDInd
25 June 2018 [9] 10 October 2019 2018 Marlin-Romeo II UDSMCP
WycliffeSmithSaba.jpg Wycliffe Smith
(born 1948)
10 October 2019 [10] 19 November 201940 Sint Maarten Christian Party
(SMCP)
SMCPUD
Netherlands politic personality icon.svg Silveria Jacobs
(born 1968)
19 November 2019 [11] -PRESENT National Alliance
(NA)
2020 Jacobs NAUP (majority)
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References

  1. RNW.nl - Wescot verrassende eerste premier Sint Maarten
  2. "New ministers sworn in, NA-led Govt takes office". The Daily Herald. 2012-05-22. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
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  4. "New Prime Minister of Sint Maarten Hon. Marcel Gumbs Makes Statement after Taking Oath of Office". Soualiga Newsday. 19 December 2014.
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  8. "New Interim Council of Ministers sworn-in headed by Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo". Soualiga Newsday. 15 January 2018.
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  10. "Smith appointed Prime Minister". The Daily Herald. 11 October 2019. Archived from the original on 17 October 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
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