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Dutch PM Rutte looks set for second term after tight election

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Dutch PM Rutte looks set for second term after tight election

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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s Liberal party is in the box seat for a second term after his party won 41 seats in the Dutch General Election. That is a gain of ten seats on the last election in 2010, according to exit polls.
 
The Labour Party led by Diederik Samsom also made ten gains to claim 40 seats in 150 seat parliament the Liberals and the Labour Party can now form a two-party coalition if the differences between the pair can be ironed out.