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Why didn’t Geert Wilders do as well as Marine Le Pen?

12 June 2024

3:17 AM

12 June 2024

3:17 AM

‘We are really by far the biggest winner this evening,’ said Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch far-right Party for Freedom (PVV), when the European election exit polls were published last week.

But although the Netherlands was first to go to the polls – with strong indications that the far right would be victorious – his ‘win’ fell short of the storming result of Marine Le Pen’s National Rally, which has sparked a political earthquake in France.

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