Polls open for three days for general election in Netherlands

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Polling stations opened for three days in The Netherlands Monday in a major test of a European government’s coronavirus policies, with Prime Minister Mark Rutte tipped to win another term in office.

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With the country under its tightest Covid-19 restrictions including an overnight curfew, voting opened at 7:30 am (0630 GMT) mainly for at-risk people on Monday and Tuesday before the main election day on Wednesday.

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