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General elections were held in the Netherlands on 17 May 1946, [1] the first after World War II.
                                                                                                                                                      Netherlands
The Catholic People's Party, a continuation of the pre-war Roman-Catholic State Party,
remained the largest party in the House of Representatives, winning 32 of the 100 seats.[2]

Results
                     Party                                  Votes         %        Seats        +/–
Catholic People's Party                                 1,466,582 30.8                  32        +1
Labour Party                                            1,347,940 28.3                  29        –3
Anti Revolutionary Party                                    614,201 12.9                13        –4
Communist Party of the Netherlands                          502,963 10.6                10        +7                                         This article is part of the series:
                                                                                                                                            Politics and government of
Christian Historical Union                                  373,217       7.8             8        0
                                                                                                                                                   the Netherlands
Freedom Party                                               305,287       6.4             6       +2
Reformed Political Party                                    101,759       2.1             2        0                                          Kingdom
Protestant Union                                             32,020       0.7             0 New                                               Constitution
Dutch Bellamy Party                                          11,205       0.2             0 New
                                                                                                                                              Cabinet
Lopes Group                                                    5,537      0.1             0 New
                                                                                                                                              States-General
Invalid/blank votes                                         152,304            –          –        –
                                                                                                                                              Judiciary
Total                                                   4,912,015         100          100         0
Registered voters/turnout                               5,275,888 93.1                    –        –                                          Elections

Source: Nohlen & Stöver, Directory of small political parties 1918-1967                                                                       Decentralized gov't

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References
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   1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1396 ISBN 978-3-8329-                                                Other countries · Atlas ·
      5609-7
   2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1413                                                                                                                          Politics portal

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