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Dutch PM fends off far right challenge

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party appears before his supporters in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party appears before his supporters in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party appears before his supporters in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (R) of the VVD Liberal party and Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the PVV Party take part in a meeting at the Dutch Parliament after the general election in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (R) of the VVD Liberal party and Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the PVV Party take part in a meeting at the Dutch Parliament after the general election in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (R) of the VVD Liberal party and Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the PVV Party take part in a meeting at the Dutch Parliament after the general election in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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CDA political party leader Sybrand Buma greets supporters in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

CDA political party leader Sybrand Buma greets supporters in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

CDA political party leader Sybrand Buma greets supporters in The Hague, Netherlands. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters
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Dutch Green Party leader Jesse Klaver appears before supporters in Amsterdam, Netherlands. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Dutch Green Party leader Jesse Klaver appears before supporters in Amsterdam, Netherlands. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Dutch Green Party leader Jesse Klaver appears before supporters in Amsterdam, Netherlands. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Ballots are counted after polling stations close in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Ballots are counted after polling stations close in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Ballots are counted after polling stations close in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the PVV party surrounded by security as he votes in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the PVV party surrounded by security as he votes in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the PVV party surrounded by security as he votes in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Ballots are counted at polling stations close in The Hague. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

Ballots are counted at polling stations close in The Hague. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

Ballots are counted at polling stations close in The Hague. REUTERS/Michael Kooren
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Dutch CDA political party supporters cheers in The Hague. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

Dutch CDA political party supporters cheers in The Hague. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

Dutch CDA political party supporters cheers in The Hague. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters
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A woman arrives at a poll station to cast her vote in the Dutch general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A woman arrives at a poll station to cast her vote in the Dutch general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A woman arrives at a poll station to cast her vote in the Dutch general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Green Party supporters celebrate gains in exit polls in The Hague. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Green Party supporters celebrate gains in exit polls in The Hague. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Green Party supporters celebrate gains in exit polls in The Hague. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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People vote during the general election at a polling station inside City Hall in Rotterdam. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

People vote during the general election at a polling station inside City Hall in Rotterdam. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

People vote during the general election at a polling station inside City Hall in Rotterdam. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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A woman wearing an Islamic headscarf votes in the general elections in a mosque in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman wearing an Islamic headscarf votes in the general elections in a mosque in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman wearing an Islamic headscarf votes in the general elections in a mosque in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Stringer
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party greets supporters during campaigning in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party greets supporters during campaigning in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the VVD Liberal party greets supporters during campaigning in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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People vote at the ADAM Tower during the general election at a polling station in Amsterdam North. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

People vote at the ADAM Tower during the general election at a polling station in Amsterdam North. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

People vote at the ADAM Tower during the general election at a polling station in Amsterdam North. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares
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Dutch Green Party (Groen Links) leader Jesse Klaver poses for selfie after voting in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Dutch Green Party (Groen Links) leader Jesse Klaver poses for selfie after voting in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Dutch Green Party (Groen Links) leader Jesse Klaver poses for selfie after voting in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A cyclist votes in the Dutch general election in a drive-in polling station in Zuidplas. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A cyclist votes in the Dutch general election in a drive-in polling station in Zuidplas. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A cyclist votes in the Dutch general election in a drive-in polling station in Zuidplas. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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People walk during the election day in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

People walk during the election day in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

People walk during the election day in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares
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Dutch citizens are seen during the election day in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

Dutch citizens are seen during the election day in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

Dutch citizens are seen during the election day in Amsterdam. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares
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A woman votes in the Dutch general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A woman votes in the Dutch general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A woman votes in the Dutch general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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People vote in a bar used as a polling station in Ankeveen. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

People vote in a bar used as a polling station in Ankeveen. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

People vote in a bar used as a polling station in Ankeveen. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters
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Women take a selfie as they wait in the line to go to vote during the general election inside a polling station on the 20th floor of the ADAM Tower in Amsterdam North. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

Women take a selfie as they wait in the line to go to vote during the general election inside a polling station on the 20th floor of the ADAM Tower in Amsterdam North. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

Women take a selfie as they wait in the line to go to vote during the general election inside a polling station on the 20th floor of the ADAM Tower in Amsterdam North. REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares
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A voter studies a list of candidates for the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

A voter studies a list of candidates for the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

A voter studies a list of candidates for the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Michael Kooren
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A man cycles past an election poster in Driebruggen. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

A man cycles past an election poster in Driebruggen. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

A man cycles past an election poster in Driebruggen. REUTERS/Michael Kooren
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People vote during the general election at a poling station in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

People vote during the general election at a poling station in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

People vote during the general election at a poling station in The Hague. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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People vote during the general election at a polling station inside a bar in Kinderdijk. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

People vote during the general election at a polling station inside a bar in Kinderdijk. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

People vote during the general election at a polling station inside a bar in Kinderdijk. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Dutch citizens vote in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch citizens vote in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Dutch citizens vote in the general election in The Hague. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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