Should Labor attempt to lure back working-class voters or side with the socially progressive middle class?
Most liberal Democrats and Greens have university degrees. Few Freedom and Socialist Party voters do.
Expect months of talks to form a coalition government. For only the second time, the king will not be involved.
Mark Rutte’s liberals are likely to form a coalition government with other mainstream parties in the center.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s liberal party remains the single largest. Geert Wilders underperforms.
The liberal incumbent has framed the election in the Netherlands as a choice between optimism and pessimism.
Mark Rutte’s liberals are ahead in the polls, but his three largest competitors are not far behind.
The liberal prime minister rules out a pact with his Freedom Party rival, Geert Wilders.
The Dutch Freedom Party leader has gone out of his way to avoid the hard work of government.
Dutch Freedom Party voters are defecting to what may look like opposite ends of the political spectrum.
Most scenarios involve four or five parties, but Mark Rutte could also decide to form a minority government.
Jesse Klaver appeals to cosmopolitan, university-educated voters. His challenge will come after the election.