Holland's Freedom Party Laps The Field

The ruling party in Holland is the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy. It is in a broad centrist coalition with the Labour Party. The two control 76 seats in the parliament.

Were the next election held today, Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom would win between 30 and 39 seats based on current polling (another poll result is here). The ruling party would drop to between 20 and 26 seats, with Labour falling to 10 to 13 seats. In the one poll then, the Party for Freedom would capture more seats than the two ruling centrist parties.

I expect the next country to produce a similar result will be Sweden. Swedish nationalists cheer record poll support
The nationalist Sweden Democrats’ support has risen by 5.5 percent since the last Statistics Sweden survey in May and seven percent more than in the last elections in 2014.

“I think we have the potential to become the largest party,” Sweden Democrats' party secretary Richard Jomshof told the Swedish news agency, TT, after the figures were announced.

“I am absolutely convinced that the party has benefited from the situation that has arisen in recent months, even if we do not acknowledge the situation,” he said, referring to the refugee crisis.
Elections are not scheduled until 2017 in Holland and 2018 in Sweden. The response of the establishment thus far (as it is in almost every single nation experiencing this popular revolt) is to unite against the upstart parties, fueling their rise as the only credible opposition.

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