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Anti-Islam leader beaten in Dutch vote: Exit polls

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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s party has won the highest number of seats in parliamentary elections, exit polls show.

Polls suggest that Rutte’s center-right VVD Party gained 31 out of 150 seats during Wednesday’s elections, which had a turnout of 81 percent, the highest in the last 30 years.

Geert Wilders’ anti-immigration and anti-Islam Freedom Party (PVV), the Christian Democrats and the D66 Party, each won 19 seats.   

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