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local elections 2018: more nightlife and less red tape on leiden agenda

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local elections 2018: more nightlife and less red tape on leiden agenda

photo: biccie via wikimedia commonsdoes leiden need more nightlife venues? will it ever get that park over by the lichtfabriek? and will members of its city council ever stop bickering over the colour of parasols on the terraces?these are just a few of the issues occupying the minds of politicians and voters down in the ‘sleutelstad’ ahead of this year’s local elections. leiden currently has 39 city councillors from nine political parties. it’s mostly dominated by members of national ones like d66, which is the most represented with 12 seats. however, the more homegrown leefbaar leiden (livable leiden) currently holds two.irritationsat least one leiden cafe owner is hoping that voters will give d66 the boot. in an off-the-record conv...