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Democrats 66

Democrats 66 is a progressive and social-liberal political party in the netherlands. d66 was formed in 1966 by a group of politically unaligned, young intellectuals, led by journalist hans van mierlo. the party's main objective was to democratise the political system; it proposed to create an american style presidential system. in the 1967 general election, the party won 7 of the 150 seats in the house of representatives; no new party had ever gained that many seats before.