Tag archive for ‘Dutch elections’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 12th, 2023

Bold promises

By Hilbert Haar It will take some time before the Netherlands has a new government – with or without Geert Wilders, leader of the PVV (Party for Freedom) and winner of the Dutch elections. Wilders has to More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 21st, 2023

Dutch elections: dispute regulation surfaces in political manifestos

PHILIPSBURG — Tomorrow, November 22, the Dutch electorate votes for a new parliament and by extension for a new government. Caribisch Netwerk analyzed the political manifestos of the participating parties More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 16th, 2020

Jorien Wuite: with a bold move on her way to the Dutch Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – Earlier this year, former Minister Plenipotentiary Jorien Wuite became a member of the Dutch political party D66. Now she is the number 19 (out of 65) on the party’s so-called advice-list of candidates More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Tarnished triumph

Last week’s general election in the Netherlands was one of the most closely watched in years. But the fact that Geert Wilders’ radical right party failed to make major gains does not mean he has not had an impact. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Populism sidelined

Dutch voters seem to have come to their senses by not letting Geert Wilders‘ populist PVV party even come close to the winner of yesterday’s elections. Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD emerged the clear winner More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Political polls

The parliamentary elections on Wednesday in the Netherlands are not only a test for the political parties that have been angling for favors from the electorate. They are also a test for the polling agencies that More...