The Dutch Parliamentary Elections of 2006

  title={The Dutch Parliamentary Elections of 2006},
  author={Joop J. M. van Holsteyn},
  journal={West European Politics},
  pages={1139 - 1147}
The elections that were held on 22 November 2006 were the third in a trio of dramatic elections that have produced a turbulent beginning to Dutch politics in the twenty-first century (Van Holsteyn and Irwin 2003; 2004). The first election was held on 15 May 2002 and will always be associated with the name of Pim Fortuyn. He shook up the political establishment and changed the nature and style of political debate and electoral campaigns in the Netherlands. Fortuyn also put the issue of… 

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