Euroskeptic Wilders Losing Ground in Dutch EU Elections – Exit Poll
The far-right Dutch Freedom Party (PVV) of Geert Wilders has suffered a setback in the European elections.
According to exit polls, the PVV wins 12.2% of the vote, which is a nearly 5% drop compared to the 2009 elections, EU Observer revealed.
The Democrats 66 (D66) and the Christian Democrats (CDA) appear to be in the lead with 15.6% and 15.2% respectively. The liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) of Prime Minster Mark Rutte come in third, with 12.3% according to the exit polls.
Turnout was once again low, like the 2009 elections, at 35%. Official results will be available on Sunday.
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