Dutch election aftermath: it’s pretty much all good

Dutch election yesterday, with preliminary results as follows, via Parties and Elections in Europe: Party                        – Preliminary results (99,5%) – Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2012 Seats 2010 Seats Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie (VVD) People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy Conservative liberalism ELDR, LI 1948 26,5% 41 20,4% 31 Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA) Labour Party Social ...

Dutch polls: not quite diseased

Just when you thought I had successfully limited my international political obsessions to Malta, Ireland, and New Zealand, I remembered my interest in Dutch politics. Way back when (by which I mean 2006), I spent six weeks on contract in the Netherlands during the lead-up to the 2006 election, and it was way too cool ...