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Senate approves repeal of Advisory Referendum Act

On Tuesday 10 July, the Senate approved the repeal of the Advisory Referendum Act. Therefore, voters can no longer submit any ...

News item | 12-07-2018 | 15:34

Results of the referendum on the Intelligence and Security Services Act

The majority of persons casting their vote in the advisory referendum on the Intelligence and Security Services Act (hereinafter: ...

News item | 29-03-2018 | 11:11

Annual report 2017 Dutch Electoral Council

An election for the House of Representatives was held in 2017. In addition, redivision elections were held in a number of ...

News item | 20-03-2018 | 09:09

Referendum on the Intelligence and Security Services Act gets green light

There will be a referendum on the Intelligence and Security Services Act (hereinafter: the Act). Based on a random sample, the ...

News item | 03-11-2017 | 15:54

Evaluation of the 2017 elections to the House of Representatives

The new Government needs to develop a new ballot paper model soon after taking up their duties. It should also be possible to ...

News item | 13-06-2017 | 11:34

Annual report 2016 Dutch Electoral Council

On 6 April 2016, the first advisory referendum was held pursuant to the Advisory Referendum Act (Wet raadgevend referendum). The ...

News item | 31-03-2017 | 11:41

Official results of the elections to the House of Representatives on 15 March 2017

On Wednesday, 15 March, 10.563.456 of the 12.893.466 people eligible to vote cast their vote to elect the members of the House of ...

News item | 21-03-2017 | 16:54

21 March announcement official election results House of Representatives

The Electoral Council will determine the official results of the election for the House of Representatives in a public session on ...

News item | 23-02-2017 | 14:04

28 parties participate in House of Representatives election 2017

On 15 March 2017 28 parties and 1114 unique candidates (based on the lists of candidates for different electoral districts) will ...

News item | 03-02-2017 | 12:43

31 parties submitted list of candidates House of Representatives election

Monday 30th of January 31 political parties submitted their lists of candidates to the Electoral Council in order to participate ...

News item | 31-01-2017 | 19:11

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