Freedom of speech is very important in the Netherlands. That is why there are many political parties with many different perspectives such as Liberals, Socialists, Social-Democrats, Christian-Democrats. Every party has its own opinion about political subjects.

Facts about political parties:

  • 28 political parties will take part in the elections for the Parliament on 15 March, 2017
  • All parties have an election program in which all of their plans are listed.
  • You can find out more about the party’s’ programs on the internet: www.stemwijzer.nl
  • Parties will try to convince voters to vote for them during the election campaign.
  • The most important parties in the Lower House at this time are: VVD, PvdA, PVV, CDA, SP, GroenLinks en D66
  • Every party has a list of candidates.

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