A brief provincial election round-up

6 03 2011

Holland recently held provincial elections, which show that the minority coalition – which is propped up by Geert Wilders’ PVV and holds  power in the lower house of the Dutch parliament – could just out of reach of a majority in the upper house.

Here’s a brief round-up of coverage of these elections:

Bloomberg: Dutch Government’s Future Is at Stake in This Week’s Provincial Elections.

BBC News: Dutch government misses Senate majority, say exit polls.

Radio Netherlands Worldwide: Exit poll: no Upper House majority for Dutch cabinet.

DutchNews.nl: No cabinet majority, PVV biggest winner and biggest loser.

Dawn.com: Dutch local polls a vote of confidence on govt, Wilders.

Bloomberg: Dutch Cabinet May Lack Upper-House Power After Regional Vote.

Monsters & Critics: Dutch coalition loses out on majority in regional polls.




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