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Annual report 2015
2015 was a special year for the Electoral Council in several respects. Combined elections for provincial councils and the ...
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 Agreement ...
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 Treaties. ...
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 ...
Annual report 2014
In 2014, regular municipal council elections and elections of the Dutch members of the European Parliament were held. In ...
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 ...
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 the ...
'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 in ...
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 ...
Results of the elections for members of the European Parliament of 22 May 2014
On Thursday, 22 May, 4,782,251 of the 12,815,496 persons entitled to cast a vote in the elections for the Dutch members of the ...