Party For The Animals

The Party for the Animals (Dutch: Partij voor de Dieren, PvdD) is a political party in the Netherlands. Among its main goals are animal rights and animal welfare, though it claims not to be a single-issue party. The party does consider itself to be a testimonial party, which does not seek to gain political power, but only to testify to its beliefs.

Its chairwoman and political leader is Marianne Thieme.

At the moment the Party for the Animals holds 2 of the 150 seats in the House of Representatives and 1 of the 75 seats in the Senate. In the House of Representatives Marianne Thieme and Esther Ouwehand represent the PvdD since November 30, 2006, whereas Niko Koffeman represents it in the Senate since June 12, 2007. The party's leading candidate for the 2009 European parliamentary election was Natasja Oerlemans, who failed to gain a seat.

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