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Official count confirms Rutte's Dutch election victory

22 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Dutch electoral commission published official results Friday from last week's elections, confirming that Prime Minister Mark Rutte's conservative party won the most seats in parliament's lower house.
According to the finalized count, the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, or VVD, secured 34 of the legislature's 150 seats. The centrist D66 party followed with 24 seats.
Those two parties are now leading talks to form the next government, a complex process likely to take months as they try to find more partners to build a majority coalition amid a fractured...
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