The results are in: here’s who the Dutch voted for in the EU elections

Some interesting results. 🤔

The final round of voting for the European Parliament elections took place yesterday, and the final results are in for the Netherlands… drum roll, please!

Geert Wilders’ right-wing PVV was a big winner, jumping from one to six seats but still gaining one less seat than what was predicted in the Ipsos exit poll last Friday.

The GL-PvdA (GreenLeft and Labour Party) remain the largest party with eight seats in the EU parliament despite losing one seat since 2019, reports the NOS.

In the European Parliament

The VVD (Mark Rutte’s party) and CDA have become the third and fourth-largest parties, with four and three seats respectively, a loss of one each.

GL and PvdA are also separate in the EU parliament, as PvdA is affiliated with the S&D faction and GL with the Greens.

Volt also made a surprising comeback, gaining two seats since 2019 and one more than was predicted in last week’s exit poll.

The BBB (the Farmer’s Party), which did not participate in the 2019 elections, gained two seats, and NSC (New Social Contract) gained one seat.

SGP and PvdD (Party for the Animals) keep their one seat, while FvD (Thierry Baudet’s Forum for Democracy), CU (ChristenUnie, or Christian Union), and 50PLUS lost their seats and will not return to EU parliament. SP did not earn a seat in parliament again.

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Katrien Nivera 🇵🇭
Katrien Nivera 🇵🇭
Third culture kid Katrien has been working as a writer and editor at DutchReview for over two years, originally moving to the Netherlands as a tween. Equipped with a Bachelor’s in communication and media and a Master’s in political communication, she’s here to stay for her passion for writing, whether it’s current Dutch affairs, the energy market, or universities. Just like the Dutch, Katrien lives by her agenda and enjoys the occasional frietje met mayo — she just wishes she could grow tall, too.


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