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Announcement of the results of the referendum on the Association Agreement with Ukraine

The Electoral Council, acting as the central electoral committee, will determine the official results of the referendum on the...

News item | 31-03-2016 | 13:15

Annual report 2015

2015 was a special year for the Electoral Council in several respects. Combined elections for provincial councils and the...

News item | 04-03-2016 | 13:16

EU-Ukraine Association Agreement referendum gets green light

A total of 427,939 valid declarations of support were submitted for the organisation of a referendum on the Association...

News item | 14-10-2015 | 13:02

Advisory Referendum Act in force

As from 1 July 2015, persons eligible to cast a vote may request for a referendum to be held on newly adopted Acts and...

News item | 22-07-2015 | 13:04

Final results of the elections to the Senate

The VVD and PvdA government coalition secured a total of 21 seats during the elections to the Senate. This means that the...

News item | 02-06-2015 | 13:08

Annual report 2014

In 2014, regular municipal council elections and elections of the Dutch members of the European Parliament were held. In...

News item | 09-03-2015 | 13:10

Investigation into voting printer and scanner specifications

The Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Mr Ronald Plasterk, still believes the voting and vote counting processes...

News item | 24-02-2015 | 13:12

Report on first observation mission Dutch municipal elections by the Council of Europe

The Netherlands received an observation mission of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe at...

News item | 03-11-2014 | 11:53

'Stemfies' during elections not banned

Minister Plasterk of the Interior and Kingdom Relations has no intention to ban so-called 'stemfies': selfies taken by voters...

News item | 29-09-2014 | 11:55

Recommendations of the Electoral Council following the 2014 municipal council and European Parliament elections

The Electoral Council advises the Minister to have the Electoral Act explicitly prohibit the making of 'boothies', photographs...

News item | 04-08-2014 | 11:58

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