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New Extremist Dutch Party Captures Seven Parliamentary Seats

February 17, 1967
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The rightwing Farmers Party, which includes many ex-Nazi sympathizers, won seven out of the 150 seats in the Dutch Parliament in Holland’s parliamentary elections today. A new leftwing party, the Democrats, also won seven seats. Both the traditional leading parties, the Roman Catholic Peoples Party and the Socialists, suffered heavy losses in the election.

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