Jesse ‘the Jessiah’ Klaver celebrates Netherlands poll wins with pro-refugee message ahead of possible coalition deal

It is far too early to say whether Jesse Klaver’s GreenLeft will be a party of government for the first time in its history. But for the youngest-ever leader of a political party in the Netherlands, it was not a bad election.

The leftwing ecologists were the big winners in Wednesday’s poll, leaping from four MPs to 14 in the 150-seat parliament, topping the bill in Amsterdam and overtaking the stricken social democratic PvdA to become the largest party of the left nationally.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change