Political Quirks - Party profiles

Posts in the Party profiles category.

Party profile — PVV

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

PVV, Party profiles, Wilders

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with extreme-right PVV, Geert Wilders’s party.

continue reading

Party profile — CDA

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

CDA, Party profiles

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with the former natural leadership party CDA.

continue reading

Party profile — SP

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

Party profiles, SP

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with left-wing SP.

continue reading

Party profile — D66

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

D66, Party profiles

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with centrist D66.

continue reading

Party profile — GL

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

GL, Party profiles

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with green and left GL.

continue reading

Party profile — OBP

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

OBP, Party profiles

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we have to jump back to the bottom of the list because a new party has emerged as a vehicle for dissident PVV MP Brinkman. It’s uncertain whether the party will make it into parliament, but anything is possible right now.

continue reading

Party profile — CU

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

CU, Party profiles

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with slightly-less-orthodox protestant CU.

continue reading

Party profile — PvdD

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

Party profiles, PvdD

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with animal-rights party PvdD.

continue reading

Party profile — SGP

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

Party profiles, SGP

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll continue with the oldest party in the country: orthodox Gereformeerde SGP.

continue reading

Party profile — 50Plus

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

50Plus, Party profiles

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore, just like in 2010, I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of winning seats. We’ll go from smallest to largest.

Today we’ll start with the only new party that could make it to parliament: 50Plus.

continue reading

Party profile — ToN

Permalink
4 comments (closed)

Party profiles, ToN, Verdonk

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll close off with ToN.

continue reading

Party profile — SGP

Permalink
3 comments (closed)

Party profiles, SGP, Van der Staaij

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with the SGP.

continue reading

Party profile — PvdD

Permalink
2 comments (closed)

Party profiles, PvdD, Thieme

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with the PvdD.

continue reading

Party profile — CU

Permalink
2 comments (closed)

CU, Party profiles, Rouvoet

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with the CU.

continue reading

Party profile — PVV

Permalink
14 comments (closed)

PVV, Party profiles, Wilders

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with Geert Wilders’s PVV. It is by far the longest party profile I’ve written or will write.

continue reading

Party profile — GL

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

GL, Halsema, Party profiles

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with GL.

continue reading

Party profile — SP

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

Party profiles, Roemer, SP

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with the SP.

continue reading

Party profile — D66

Permalink
3 comments (closed)

D66, Party profiles, Pechtold

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with D66.

continue reading

Party profile — VVD

Permalink
0 comments (closed)

Party profiles, Rutte, VVD

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with the VVD.

continue reading

Party profile — PvdA

Permalink
1 comments (closed)

Bos, Party profiles, PvdA

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m running a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll continue with the second-largest Dutch party, the PvdA.

continue reading

Party profile — CDA

Permalink
4 comments (closed)

Balkenende, CDA, Eurlings, Party profiles, Verhagen

The Dutch nine-to-twelve-party system is sometimes hard to understand for foreigners; especially when the small parties come into play. Therefore I’m going to run a mini-series that treats all eleven parties that stand a decent chance of getting seats in the upcoming elections. We’ll go from largest to smallest.

Today we’ll start with the largest Dutch party, the CDA.

continue reading

This is the political blog of Peter-Paul Koch, mobile platform strategist, consultant, and trainer, in Amsterdam. It’s a hobby blog where he follows Dutch politics for the benefit of those twelve foreigners that are interested in such matters, as well as his Dutch readers.

Archives: