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12 February 2021

Netherlands Election 2021 preview

Will the EU’s troubled Covid vaccine roll-out help the cause of Geert Wilders’ far-right Party For Freedom? 

On 17 March the Netherlands will go to the polls in the 2021 Dutch general election. In this episode of World Review from the New Statesman, Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC and Ido Vock in Berlin are joined by Pepijn Bergsen, a research fellow in the Europe Programme at Chatham House, to discuss what this vote might hold. 

Will Geert Wilders improve his far-right party’s performance from 2017? Is the coronavirus pandemic and the EU’s troubled vaccine rollout having an impact in the polls? And what, if anything, can flap the unflappable Dutch?

Further reading

Ido asks: can ‘super’ Mario Draghy save Italy?

Emily has been looking at the Democrats’ victory in Georgia, and discusses what may happen next for the politican who changed the game for her party in the state – Stacey Abrams

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