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Voting, Dutch style?


The Netherlands goes to the polls today, with an early general election following the collapse of the coalition government in April this year. Will the country experience a swing to the left? It’s looking likely, but there may be as many as three parties in the new coalition government, if pre-election polls are proven right. As I was walking through Leiden this morning, on the Rapenburg I passed a stembureau (polling booth) which looked like it had attracted a voter of a different kind…


Photo by CIA, 12 September 2012, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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  1. Three parties…they’ll have to figure out how to work together instead of playing “tug-of-war” as they do here!

    September 12, 2012

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