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King: Willem-Alexander · Prime Minister: Mark Rutte (VVD) · Governing parties: VVD, PvdA
Legislative elections: Second Chamber, 4-year term, 150 seats, 0,67% threshold, party-list PR:

Party 2012 2010
Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie (VVD)
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy
Conservative liberalism
  

  
26,5% 41 20,4% 31
Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA)
Labour Party
Social democracy
   

  
24,7% 38 19,6% 30
Partij voor de Vrijheid (PVV)
Freedom Party
Right-wing populism
Economic liberalism 
 
   

  
10,1% 15 15,5% 24
Socialistische Partij (SP)
Socialist Party
Democratic socialism
  
 
  
9,6% 15 9,9% 15
Christen Democratisch Appèl (CDA)
Christian Democratic Appeal
Christian democracy
  

  
8,5% 13 13,7% 21
Democraten 66 (D66)
Democrats 66
Social liberalism
  

  
8,0% 12 6,9% 10
Christen Unie (CU)
Christian Union
Christian democracy
Social conservatism
Evangelicalism

  
3,1% 5 3,3% 5
Groen Links (GL)
Green Left
Green politics
  

  
2,3% 4 6,6% 10
Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij (SGP)
Reformed Political Party
Christian right
Social conservatism
Evangelicalism

  
2,1% 3 1,7% 2
50 Plus (50+)
50 Plus
Pensioners' interests
  
 
  
1,9% 2 - -
Partij voor de Dieren (PvdD)
Party for the Animals
Animal welfare
Environmentalism 
 
  
1,9% 2 1,3% 2
Others 1,3% -   1,1%  -
Total - 150   - 150
Turnout 74,3%  74,7%

 © 2012 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: NOS (http://www.nos.nl).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1946-2010).