2010 Dutch general election

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The 2010 Dutch general election to elect the members of the House of Representatives was held on 9 June 2010.

The conservative liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy won the most seats. Mark Rutte became the prime minister shortly after the election. The Christian Democratic Appeal lost the most seats in this election, while the Party for Freedom won the most.[1][2]

Results[change | change source]

Party Shortened Seats +/– Votes Vote % Party leader
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
VVD 31 Increase 9 1,929,575 20.5% Mark Rutte
Labour Party PvdA 30 Decrease 3 1,848,805 19.6% Job Cohen
Party for Freedom PVV 24 Increase 15 1,454,493 15.4% Geert Wilders
Christian Democratic Appeal CDA 21 Decrease 20 1,281,886 13.6% Jan Peter Balkenende
Socialist Party SP 15 Decrease 10 924,696 9.8% Emile Roemer
Democrats 66 D66 10 Increase 7 654,167 7.0% Alexander Pechtold
GreenLeft GL 10 Increase 3 628,096 6.7% Femke Halsema
ChristianUnion CU 5 Decrease 1 305,094 3.2% André Rouvoet
Reformed Political Party SGP 2 Steady 0 163,581 1.7% Kees van der Staaij
Party for the Animals PvdD 2 Steady 0 122,317 1.3% Marianne Thieme
others 0 Steady 0 103,291 1.1%
Total 150 0 9,416,001 100%
Election results by municipality.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Lengthy coalition talks loom after far-right gain in Dutch elections". France24. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  2. "Geert Wilders to enter Dutch government after support for anti-Islamic party triples". Telegraph.co.uk. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 12 January 2017.

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