VVD wins on Aruba and Curaçao, D66 wins on St. Maarten

Dutch Parliament

ORANJESTAD, WILLEMSTAD – With 274 votes in Curacao and 112 votes in Aruba, the VVD became the largest party on these islands. In St. Maarten D66 scored 42 votes. At 3:00pm local time the voting boots were closed at the Dutch representation offices on three islands. There was a large turnout of voters on Aruba, just like in the Netherlands. A total More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Dutch election: PM Rutte sees off anti-EU Wilders challenge

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It’s raining motions; Parliament adopts 10 motions during public meeting

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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KdNT: “We presented our candidates, but we want to stop the elections!”

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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