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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 ...

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 in ...

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

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 ...

News item | 30-05-2014 | 12:00

Final results election of the European Parliament 30th of May

The Electoral Council, central electoral committee, will announce the official results of the election of the European Parliament ...

News item | 27-05-2014 | 12:44

Validity of the lists of candidates for the European Parliament Elections established

The list of candidates of the 'Vrouwen Partij' has been established as being invalid, as no proof was submitted of payment of the ...

News item | 17-04-2014 | 12:51

Government: use of voting printer and electronic vote counting has its advantages

The Government believes implementing the use of voting printers and the electronic counting of the votes by the use of scanning ...

News item | 07-04-2014 | 12:52

Annual report 2013 Dutch Electoral Council

As can be read in the annual report of the Dutch Electoral Council, only redivision elections were held in 2013. The activities ...

News item | 28-02-2014 | 12:53

Van Beek Committee recommends introduction of electronic voting and vote counting

In its report entitled 'Every vote counts. Electronic voting and vote counting' [in Dutch: 'Elke stem telt. Elektronisch stemmen ...

News item | 23-12-2013 | 11:06

Committee to assess electronic voting

Mr Plasterk, the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, has set up a committee that will assess whether and how ...

News item | 26-09-2013 | 11:11