Top Candidate for Pirate Party Netherlands Elected

Top Candidate for Pirate Party Netherlands Elected

The Pirate Party Netherlands (PPNL) elected its top candidate for the national elections that will be held next year (15th of March, 2017). The election for top spot in the coming national elections took place last Sunday, during a general assembly organized specifically for this purpose. Six candidates competed for the top spot in the list: Janmaarten Batstra, Rico Brouwer, Matthijs Pontier, Dirk Poot, Bob Sikkema […]

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Interview with Dirk Poot, first candidate of the Dutch Pirate Party

Interview with Dirk Poot, first candidate of the Dutch Pirate Party

Dirk Poot was the first candidate of the Dutch Pirate Party for the past parliamentary elections on 12 September 2012. He is the press spokesperson and a member of the Board of PPNL.  Even though the Pirates did not make it into the parliament the results improved significantly from the elections in 2010. Overall they tripled their number of voters from 10,471 in the last […]

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