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Shock Election Loss Rutte IV In Senate Race

by Oui Thu Mar 16th, 2023 at 08:40:52 AM EST

Rutte Falls As Years Were Wasted Preliminary analysis

Just as Red Wall Labour in the UK was punished, so 13 years of Rutte governance in The Hague responsible for multiple cans of headache dossiers kicking down the road. Rural Netherlands punished the arrogance of rich Randstad of economic wealth, especially Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague.

Wopke Hoekstra and party chairman Marnix van Rij, did not represent the roots of the CDA electorate ... Hoekstra set on the lap of Mark Rutte and partied for business profits and hurting the ordinary, hard-working people. The support votes for Pieter Omtzigt was an indicator of the problems within the Christian Democrats. He was on the list in 2021 and received 342,000 votes, the equivalent of 5 seats in parliament. At the request of Mark Rutte, he should be offered a position outside of parliament because of his effort in transparency of the childcare benefits scandal due to discriminatory tax policy and AI algorithm accusation of fraud in households.

The inflation hit hard as free market policy secured the profits of big corporations and rural Netherlands were put down with austerity measures. I have written for over a decade about these one-sided policies, today the electorate finally snapped and punished Rutte and his cabinet. In his arrogance he may try to hold on to govern, he is way past healthy consumption expiration date.

Rutte has not only hurt his personal image, but especially where his party stood for. The VVD is well positioned, but the `left' has hit him straight in the nose.

Just like Pim Fortuyn, so too death threats have been frequent for BBB party leader Carolien van der Plas from the same group of animal activism in its most extreme form of idiocy.

The amazing shift in voters is quite complex and I will attempt to interpret multiple causes. The major shifts seen in last elections were part of protest votes against policy, failure to post results and combined a loss in confidence.

Four years ago, the right wing electorate VVD, Wilders (PVV), (JA21) were surprised by new party of Thierry Baudet (FvD) who took a major slice. Mark Rutte of his VVD in his arrogance, counted on these voters as Baudet has been sinking harder than his sudden rise ... Baudet is a political clown trying to copy the rise of Trump in the US. I have no idea why anyone would vote for such a nitwit ... a comedian, not a serious politician.

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    Stupidity cannot just be claimed by Trump voters or the British in support of ideas propagated by ERG extremists in the Brexit campaign ...

    Yesterday the Dutch voters gave a majority in the senate to newcomer Thierry Baudet ... where did this shooting star originate from?

Large part of his succes was a protest vote and people felt The Hague had no attention for their mounting problems to be part of society and growth in wages to keep buying power. These voters swarmed to the BBB and two new young parties.

Of the established parties, biggest losers are the CDA, and both Rutte and Wilders  because their voters did it return last nigh ... left out in the cold. Two parties on the left a combined Labour Party (PvdA) and Green Left did well and scored a small gain. Rutte had pointed his attack to the "Dutch Left" as the combibation was about to gain the majority in the Senate and across the 12 provinces in this election. He failed as the new BBB party is now in a neck-to-neck race or close tie leaving Rutte biting the dust.

More to come later in my posts.

Here are some of the preliminary results:

Seismic Shift Farmers Coalition Wipes Out Rutte IV

Province NH - Overijssel - NB Farmers Win Big

BBB ook in Noord-Brabant grootste volgens exitpoll

Net als in Overijssel, wordt BBB volgens de exitpoll van Ipsos ook in Noord-Brabant de grootste. De partij zou uitkomen op 12 zetels, terwijl VVD de tweede partij is met 9 zetels.

BBB also largest in North Brabant according to exit poll

Just like in Overijssel, according to the Ipsos exit poll, BBB will also be the largest in North Brabant. The party would end up with 12 seats, while VVD is the second party with 9 seats.

Farmers Coalition Biggest Winner National Poll

Newspaper Trouw

Carolien van der Plas, leader of Farmers BBB party has just a single seat in Dutch parliament ... her votes today came from Thierry Baudet's Forum for Democracy, Rutte's VVD and Hoekstra's Christian Democrats (CDA). There was a very large turnout and the BBB got support from 7% new voters. Of the previous CDA voters, some 25% decided to stay home and didn't vote.

The new party BBB participated in all 12 provinces with lists of new candidates in politics, have won in 11 of the 12 with Utrecht undecided, close race with Green Left party. < p> Later I will present the result in percentages of the votes, this will illustrate the devastation for policymakers in The Hague. Especially ially compared to the Parliamentaey Election of 2021.



Related reading ...

Dutch gods are on coke (Amsterdam ZO)

Extract from previous diary ...

Major policy flaws in random order ...

Reparations damage to homes and business in Northern province Groningen due to half a century extracting natural gas and the resulting earthquakes.

Failure to meet EU Standards on CO2 reduction and advance sustainable energy.

Wrongful designation of fraud by 100,000 tax payers due to inadequate controls and laissez fair position tax authority. Lasted for a decade and put households in financial ruin.

A decade of austerity in healthcare privatizing hospitals and cutting numbers of beds and ICU facilities across the country.

Tax relief for large multinationals and increasing inequality. Leaving small business enterprise behind and making redundancy more corporation friendly.

Dutch employees are far worse off lacking indefinite labour contracts or ultimately work on hourly basis or as self-employed lacking any social safety net.

This array of Conservative policy has led to economic ruin of the individual, small business and extreme high number of deaths during corona pandemic.


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Dutch pro-farmers party wins big in provincial elections | Politico EU |

Result calls into question premier Mark Rutte's ability to implement harsh policies to cut nitrogen emissions from farms.

[Note from Oui: Rutte & Co. allowed the environment evolve into a crisis because he sat on his hands for over a decade. Ultimately after numerous court actions, Royal Dutch Shell and Dutch government were told the EU regulations on emissions had to be met. Rutte usually gets away by rushing through parliament mandatory legislation hurting small business and in this case especially Dutch farming community. After the US the world's largest exporter of agricultural products.

Opposition parties urge the nationalization of public utilities such as the energy sector. Free market led to monopolies hurting consumers as corporations took advantage with exceptional profits. The very modern greenhouse sector is hurting badly after the gas contracts with Russia fell through.]

The farmer-friendly FarmerCitizenMovement (BBB) landed a major victory in Wednesday's Dutch provincial elections, which determine the composition of the Senate. (Just as important the executive in all twelve provinces to run daily local affairs for city development, nature and agriculture)

BBB -- which had no representative in the Senate before last night's election -- is set to win 15 out of 75 seats, becoming the largest force in the Parliament's high chamber (tied with a Labor-Green coalition), ahead of VVD's 10 seats, according to exit polls published by Dutch newswire ANP on Thursday morning.

It is major blow to Rutte's ruling coalition -- made up of VVD, the liberal Democrats 66, the conservative Christian Democratic Appeal and the Christian Union -- which lost eight of its 32 seats.

"People, what the fuck happened?" said party leader Caroline van der Plas in an ecstatic victory speech Wednesday night.

The atmosphere was a lot less joyful at the VVD's election night event, where Rutte acknowledged the results were "not what [he] wanted," but said the stability of his Cabinet was not called into question. ⁉️

The elections turned into a referendum on Rutte's rule, with 60 percent of voters saying they wanted to express their views on the government by voting -- and 46 percent said they disapproved with its policies, according to an online poll from Ipsos published by public broadcaster NOS on Wednesday evening. Election turnout was 57.5 percent.

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Cabinet suspends construction of new bridges and roads due to nitrogen crisis

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by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 17th, 2023 at 06:30:48 PM EST
Newspaper article 15 December 1990 ..

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by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 17th, 2023 at 06:31:49 PM EST
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Dutch Senate Seats Projection - 2023

The coalition drops from present 32 minority in Senate to 22 seats, a loss of 10.

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Mar 19th, 2023 at 11:37:03 PM EST

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Leaving people behind in poverty and insecurity for daily needs: food, housing and basic income.

Doing serious research of the damaging loss in the Senate race: Provinciale Staten. Need to close the gap between citizens and the administration in The Hague. A civics lesson for Mark Rutte and his group of ministers in Rutte IV.

Security of existence is in crisis, we must turn the tide! VNG wants something to change in three areas, so that everyone in the Netherlands has security of existence again. We call on social partners [and The Hague] to join us.

*) VNG is Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten (Association of Dutch Municipalities)

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Former health minister during the Corona pandemic vaccination for young adults ... take Janssen ahead of partying and dancing ... now responsible to build 100,000 new homes every year for ten years.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 29th, 2023 at 05:13:26 PM EST
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The Nine Lives of Dutch PM Mark Rutte | Sept. 25, 2021 |

Rutte once again in survival mode ... kicking the can down the road is no longer an option. Mark never listens to good advice 🥹 ... years of blogging. Rutte and Tory conservatism exploiting division in society and turning one crisis into the next.

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