Local elections 2018: GroenLinks and local parties are the big winners

Local parties took the biggest share of the vote in Wednesday’s local elections, while GroenLinks is the big winner among the national parties. Turnout is slightly higher than 2014 at 55%. With 97.5% of the votes counted, local parties have take 32.7% of the votes, compared with 27.6% in 2014. Leefbaar Rotterdam, the right-wing populist group which formed part of the city’s administration for the last four years, lost three seats but remains the biggest party with 11 out of … Continue reading Local elections 2018: GroenLinks and local parties are the big winners