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vvd wins 33 seats but coalition partner labour is hammered

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vvd wins 33 seats but coalition partner labour is hammered

vvd leader mark rutte prepares to address supporters. photo phil nijhuis /hhprime minister mark rutte claimed victory in the dutch general election on wednesday night and with 93% of the votes counted, is set to win 33 seats in the 150 seat lower house of parliament.his nearest rival, geert wilders and the pvv, polled 20 seats, or 13.3% of the vote, in what is being seen as a major blow to the rise of european populism. nevertheless, this is an increase on his vote in 2012, when wilders scored 15 seats.the christian democrats and d66 are both polling 19 seats while the big winner of the night is groenlinks, whose leader jesse klaver helped propel the party from four to 14 seats.the vvd may re...