Democrats 66

Democrats 66 (Dutch: Democraten 66, D66, Dutch pronunciation: [ˌdeː zɛsə(n)ˈzɛstəx]; officially Politieke Partij Democraten 66, Dutch pronunciation: [poːliˈtikə pɑrtɛi deːmoːˈkraːtə(n) zɛsə(n)ˈzɛstəx]) is a social-liberal[5][6][7][8] political party in the Netherlands. Its name originates from the year in which it was founded.

Democrats 66

Democraten 66
AbbreviationD66
LeaderVacant [Note]
ChairmanAnne-Marie Spierings
Leader in the CabinetWouter Koolmees [Acting]
Leader in the SenateAnnelien Bredenoord
Leader in the House of RepresentativesRob Jetten
Leader in the European ParliamentSophie in 't Veld
FounderHans van Mierlo
Hans Gruijters
Founded14 October 1966
HeadquartersPartijbureau D66
Hoge Nieuwstraat 30
The Hague
Youth wingYoung Democrats
Membership (2019) 26,451[1]
IdeologySocial liberalism[2]
European federalism[3]
Political positionFiscal: Centre[3] to centre-right[4]
Social: Centre-left[4]
European affiliationAlliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
International affiliationLiberal International
European Parliament groupRenew Europe
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