Rutte, D-66 & EU center gain in The Netherlands. FvD Baudet rises
The Duran: Episode 917
Dutch PM Rutte’s party wins as voters back center-ground
The center-right VVD party has secured more seats in parliament than any other party, setting up a potential fourth term in office for Prime Minister Mark Rutte. A coalition with the pro-European D-66 party looks likely.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD party was projected to come out on top in the Netherlands’ general election on Wednesday, in a vote overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic. With 63% of Wednesday’s vote counted, Rutte’s party was on track to take 36 out of 150 seats in the lower house.
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