Thursday, March 16, 2017

Incumbent Prime Minister Rutte beat the populist candidate Geert Wilders in the Dutch elections yesterday. Rutte’s conservative-liberals (VVD) won 33 seats, a decline from their previous position of 41 but comfortably beating Wilders’ 20 seats. The Dutch political landscape has become even more fragmented, with voters splitting their preferences across no less than 13 parties.

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