Dutch PM's party closing gap with far-right: polls

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Geert Wilders' far-right Freedom Party would emerge the largest group in the Dutch parliament if elections were held today, a survey showsTwo months before Dutch elections the polls are narrowing with the Liberal party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte catching up with MP Geert Wilders’ far-right party, an aggregated survey showed Wednesday. Peilingwijzer — which combines a number of polls in The Netherlands to get an average tally — showed Wilders’ Freedom Party would still emerge the largest group in parliament, if elections were held today. Meanwhile, Rutte’s pro-capitalist People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) would garner 23-27 seats, up from 22-26 in December, Peilingwijzer said.


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