Photos: Dutch politicians vote in the European Parliament elections

Mark Rutte takes a selfie after voting in the European Parliament elections at a polling station in The Hague, 23 May 2019
Mark Rutte takes a selfie after voting in the European Parliament elections at a polling station in The Hague, 23 May 2019Photo: Mark Rutte/Twitter

Many Dutch politicians showed up to cast their votes in the European Parliament elections at polling stations throughout the Netherlands on Thursday. Prime Minister Mark Rutte voted at a primary school in The Hague that he used to attend. GroenLinks leader Jesse Klaver showed up to vote with his newborn strapped to his chest. FvD leader voted at the Posthoorn church in Amsterdam. And PVV leader Geert Wilders voted in Duindorp in The Hague.

European commissioner Frans Timmermans, a candidate for the social-democrats in Europe, voted in Heerlen. "This is the first time that I'm voting for myself. I want to become president of the European Commission and have no plan B", he said to NOS. 

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