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  Ministerpechtold.nl (uk) - The Netherlands constitutional state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Elections are held every four years for the Provincial Councils (the second administrative layer) and the municipalities.
After elections, the civil servants continue to work at the same Ministry for the newly appointed Ministers and State Secretaries.
The Constitution of the Kingdom of the Netherlands 2002
www.ministerpechtold.nl /international/constitution_and/the_netherlands   (451 words)

  
 The Netherlands: the ghost of Pim Fortuyn haunts Dutch elections - EUbusiness - EU law, politics and finance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Netherlands » The Netherlands: the ghost of Pim Fortuyn haunts Dutch elections
The Netherlands: the ghost of Pim Fortuyn haunts Dutch elections
Back to the situation in the Netherlands, where coalition building for the next government is already under way, with the List Party being something of a mystery to the established parties.
www.eubusiness.com /Netherlands/81075   (967 words)

  
 Politics of the Netherlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The government of the Netherlands constitutionally consists of the Queen, the ministers and the junior minister.
The foreign policy of the Netherlands is based on four basic commitments: to the atlantic cooperation, to European integration, to international development and to international law.
The Netherlands has been a constitutional monarchy since 1815 and a parliamentary democracy since 1848; before that it had been a republic from 1581 to 1806 and a kingdom between 1806 and 1810 (it was part of France between 1810 and 1813).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_the_Netherlands   (3209 words)

  
 Socialism Today - The Netherlands' abrupt awakening
THE RECENT Dutch elections were nothing short of an earthquake, expressing frustration and disappointment with the Dutch Labour Party (PvdA).
The Netherlands was a haven of political stability in the past.
The results of the 1986 election were not too bad for the Labour Party, but it was nowhere near a majority.
www.socialismtoday.org /66/netherlands.html   (1443 words)

  
 Government.nl - The Netherlands supports Afghanistan elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Netherlands is sending a marine battalion to Afghanistan to help safeguard security during the elections in September.
The Netherlands is participating in Operation Enduring Freedom as part of the fight against terrorism.
The Netherlands is again contributing to the maritime component of the operation with a frigate, a supply ship, and a submarine which will be stationed in the waters around the Arabian peninsula.
www.government.nl /actueel/nieuwsarchief/2005/06June/03/Afghanistan.jsp   (199 words)

  
 Elections in the Netherlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elections in the Netherlands are held for six territorial levels: the European Union (beyond the scope of this article), the state, the 12 Provinces, the (currently 27) water boards, the 467 Municipalities and in some cities (such as Amsterdam) for neighbourhood councils (stadsdeelraden).
All elections are direct, except for the First Chamber (Eerste Kamer), which has 75 members, elected for a four year term through the provincial councillors on the basis of the proportional representation at the provincial elections.
The electorate in the Netherlands during the last elections in 2003 was 12,076,711, of whom 80% voted, resulting in 9,666,602 votes (with 12,127 invalid votes).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elections_in_the_Netherlands   (1743 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Elections in the Netherlands
Yesterday's election in the Netherlands presented no clear winner and the results pose some very new dilemmas.
The Netherlands uses a system of proportional representation to elect its MPs that is almost guaranteed to produce coalition governments.
However, the LPF is untested and the power it can attain on the basis of its election results is still down to its MPs and whatever deal it may strike with the Christian Democrats.
www.guardian.co.uk /farright/story/0,11981,716802,00.html   (729 words)

  
 t r u t h o u t - ISSUES - Pim Fortuyn
The Netherlands, Kok said, was known as a tolerant country "where political disputes should be settled with words, not guns." But there was nothing immediately to suggest that the killing had been politically motivated.
He attacked left-of-center parties in the Netherlands and in Europe for lacking vision and failing to tackle problems besetting ordinary citizens, such as the poor state of health care and education, or unemployment.
Nine percent of the 16 million people in the Netherlands, one of Europe's most densely populated countries, are of ethnic minorities, including 800,000 Muslims.
www.truthout.org /docs_02/05.08F.Pim.Fortuyn.htm   (794 words)

  
 The Netherlands calls for a left-wing socialist programme
The biggest party in the Netherlands is actually the party of abstention: 41% of the electorate didn’t vote.
The SP even hinted at this possibility by stating – correctly – that these elections are a punishment for the policies of the national government.
The Netherlands: The end of the "polder" model by Erik Demeester (November 23, 2004)
www.marxist.com /netherlands-left-socialist-programme270406.htm   (2631 words)

  
 BBC News | EUROPE | Dutch Right poised for poll success
The right-leaning Leefbaar Nederland (Liveable Netherlands) was the major winner, AP says, scoring landslide victories in some areas.
Mr Fortuyn, a former sociology professor and outspoken homosexual, had to be escorted by police to the polling station to cast his vote as protesters demonstrated outside his home.
The turnout for the elections was 57.7% - slightly below the turnout of 58.9% four years ago.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/1859106.stm   (298 words)

  
 Rightist politician's assassination stuns Netherlands | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The last political leader to be assassinated in the Netherlands was in the 16th century.
Fortuyn had moved Liveable Netherlands to the right on a campaign of criticizing the government for uncontrolled immigration polices and excessive bureaucracy.
After being booted, he formed his own party around his own name and went on to win 35 percent of the votes for city council in Rotterdam, a port city of blue-collar workers and newly arrived immigrants where one third of the population is made up of ethnic minorities.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/0508/p07s02-woeu.htm   (754 words)

  
 The Netherlands
The Netherlands traditionally has adopted a liberal policy towards asylum-seekers and the relevant procedures take into account conditions in the applicant's country of origin.
In the March 1998 municipal elections the CD lost 76 of the 77 seats gained in the 1994 municipal elections.
The majority of leading neo-Nazis from the Netherlands and Germany attended a closed meeting in a room which had been rented from the Dutch Reform Church (under the pretext that it was a meeting of veterans who fought in the former Yugoslavia).
www.axt.org.uk /antisem/archive/archive2/netherlands/netherlands.htm   (4066 words)

  
 BBC News | EUROPE | Q&A: Netherlands election
Some analysts viewed the Netherlands election as a barometer for the wider debate on immigration and national identity across Europe - especially as it came so soon after the French presidential election which was also dominated by the issue.
The Netherlands' largest parties in the old coalition were the centre-left Labour Party, (PvdA), the centre-right Christian Democrat Party (CDA) the Liberal Conservative party (VVD) and the reformist D66 party.
Political commentators suggest that decades of political stability in both France and the Netherlands has created a political establishment perceived to be out of touch with the views of ordinary people.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/europe/1977984.stm   (711 words)

  
 Belgium, Netherlands joint bid : Soccer World Cup 2018
Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (jointly known as Benelux) are planning on formally announcing their bid for the Soccer World Cup 2018 in early 2007 (after the Netherlands elections).
Alain Courtois is a member of the Belgium parliament, and was tournament director when the Netherlands and Belgium jointly hosted the 2000 European championship.
"At the moment, we are just awaiting the outcome of the elections in the Netherlands next month, but after that we should be in a position go ahead in the new year.
www.cup2018.info /bidding/BelgiumNetherlands/BelgiumNetherlands.html   (252 words)

  
 ESRI News -- ArcNews Fall 2002 Issue -- Mapping Real-Time Election Results a Big Success in the Netherlands
Gradually the screens of thousands of computers, showing a map of the Netherlands, were filled with different colors representing the scores of political parties that took part in the Dutch national elections in May 2002.
To improve efficiency during the reporting of the 2002 elections in the Netherlands, the NOS Internet editorial offices and NOVA decided to start cooperating at an early stage.
The number of hits was extremely high during the election, peaking at more than 100,000 per minute.
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/fall02articles/mapping-real-time.html   (658 words)

  
 Kiesraad (UK) - Elections in the Netherlands
In this brochure you will find information about elections in the Netherlands.
It informs you on the ways to vote and the different types of elections, which regulations govern the right to vote and also what the Electoral Council does.
Besides this you can find information about the procedure for the nomination of candidates and how the result and allocation of the seats is determined.
www.kiesraad.nl /uk/collectie_homepage/elections_in_the   (73 words)

  
 SoS - Society - Electronic voting in the Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
First of all, a reference table is published before the elections, including (anonymously) for each voter the hashes of all possible votes, linking those to the candidates.
A suggestion by our group was to calculate a hash (unique fingerprint) of the source code before the elections, and publish this with the source after the elections.
Voting devices may be used for two elections at the same time, in case of combined elections (e.g., parliament + referendum, or provincial + local elections).
www.sos.cs.ru.nl /research/society/voting/main.html   (2769 words)

  
 Netherlands Videos - Netherlands Video Clips
Match Summary The Netherlands booked their place in the Round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup� as goals from Robin van Persie and Ruud van Nistelrooij earned a hard-fought 2-1 win over C�te dIvoire in Stuttgart.
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Netherlands vs Côte dIvoire 2:1 Netherlands vs Cà ´te dIvoire...
www.searchforvideo.com /countries/netherlands   (542 words)

  
 Dutch Socialist Leader in Fear of Muslim Party Members | The Brussels Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bos won the Dutch municipal elections on 7 March by catering for the immigrants, who consequently tipped the balance in favour of the PvdA.
In this month’s municipal elections 80% of the Muslim electorate voted for the PvdA.
If this happens in next year’s general elections as well, Bos’s party will become the largest party in the Netherlands and the current center-right government will lose its majority.
www.brusselsjournal.com /node/926   (1024 words)

  
 The Netherlands Consulate in Nepal
November 22, 2006 Elections in the Netherlands, for Netherlands nationals there is a possibility to vote, while living outside the Netherlands, go to
Since August 26, 2006 there is a new Netherlands passport go to
Netherlands consulate closed for Dasain and Tihar festivals:
www.netherlandsconsulate.org.np   (58 words)

  
 Pravda.RU Rightists and far-rightists triumphant
The Christian Democrats with Jan Peter Balkenende at the head are a sure winner at the elections; the far centrist party got 26% votes and 43 seats in the parliament of the total amount of 150 seats.
The government forming process in the Netherlands is such that it usually takes quite a long time, as many consultations are to be held with all parties that are supposed to be represented in the parliament.
Many years ago, when the majority election system was introduced in France in 1958, a barrier was made for Communists even despite the fact that they enjoyed great popularity at that time.
newsfromrussia.com /world/2002/05/16/28849.html   (2536 words)

  
 Tsja | Elections in The Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tomorrow will be election day in The Netherlands.
After the shocking events of http://www.tsja.nl/tinder/archives/may2002.html (the murder on a politician and the rise of his party from nothing to 26 of 150 total seats), it was expected that the elections would be rather dull.
In the mean time the social democrats (PvdA), who had lost half of their seats in the May elections, had chosen a new leader, Wouter Bos (39).
www.tsja.nl /tinder/postings/434.html   (251 words)

  
 Muslim Vote Tips the Balance in Netherlands | The Brussels Journal
Yesterday’s municipal elections in the Netherlands were won by the Left.
And now the Amsterdam borough of De Baarsjes apparently have set a new low for politicians and their moral, they are pissing on the dead who ensured them the right to live in a democracy, removing a war memorial cross because Muslims feel offended by it as they think it refers to christianity.
With the increasing weight of the Muslim communities elections in The Netherlands become ethnic head counts.
www.brusselsjournal.com /node/890   (2877 words)

  
 Political Resources on the Net - The Netherlands 1:3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Political Parties and Youth Organizations in the Netherlands by Ben den Butter
Uitslagen van verkiezingen Results of elections in the Netherlands
Libertarian.nl The homepage for Libertarianism, Classical Liberalism and Individualism in the Netherlands
www.politicalresources.net /netherl.htm   (162 words)

  
 New elections in The Netherlands? | European Union Elections
The reason for the crisis is internal struggles within the LPF.
Liberal leader Gerrit Zalm (VVD) wants new elections before the end of the year, possibly half December, or continue in a minority government with the christian democrats (CDA).
The most recent elections took place on 15 May 2002 whereby newcomer LPF became the second largest party.
www.euractiv.com /en/elections/new-elections-netherlands/article-114350   (194 words)

  
 Politics of the Netherlands Antilles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politics of the Netherlands Antilles, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic country, whereby the prime minister is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
Jurisdiction, including appeal, lies with the Common Court of Justice of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba and the Supreme Court of Justice in the Netherlands.
An overview on elections and election results is included in Elections in the Netherlands Antilles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_the_Netherlands_Antilles   (394 words)

  
 Psephos - Adam Carr's Election Archive
A comprehensive archive of federal elections statistics since 1901, and state and territory statistics since 1990.
1996 and 2001 presidential elections; 1996 and 2001 legislative elections
1998, 2003 and 2005 legislative elections; 2000 and 2005 presidential elections
psephos.adam-carr.net /indexes/index_n.shtml   (121 words)

  
 Indymedia NL (The Netherlands) - Dutch Elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
That´s how commentators described the election results last wednesday in the Netherlands.
After this election it is still not sure how the next goverment will look.
What we do know is that the reigning coalition for the last eight years has suffered an enormous defeat.
www.indymedia.nl /en/2002/05/4011.shtml   (731 words)

  
 1998 General Elections in the Netherlands :: SP Results
On May 6th, 1998, 73.4 percent of the Dutch electorate went to the ballot to elect 150 new members of the ‘Second Chamber’;.
After the elections PvdA, VVD and D66 continued their governing Purple Coalition despite of the fact that half of the Second Chamber’s seats are now occupied by parties that call themselves progressive.
The SP tripled its vote to 303,703, from 1.3 percent in 1994 to 3.5 percent in 1998.
international.sp.nl /representatives/elections1998.stm   (424 words)

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