- Ex-announcer Léonie Sazias is number two on the list of candidates of 50PLUS for the parliamentary elections in March. Former Christian Democrat Minister Martin van Rooijen comes immediately afterwards. Also a former Second PvdA MP is high on the list: Gerrit-Jan van Otterloo five.
That made the party on Monday. Previously, the only representative of 50PLUS was in the House, Henk Krol, all appointed party leader. In the polls, the party sizeable profits, and are considered nine to eleven seats feasible. 'Elderly people are fed up, they pick it no more', said party chairman and Senator Jan Nagel sunny outlook for the party.
Léonie Sazias from Hilversum lead in that city the six-member municipal councilors Heart Hilversum. She was announcer and presenter of radio and television programs at Veronica, AVRO, TROS and MAX Broadcasting.
Among the first ten adorn continue under other national director of FNV Care \u0026 amp; Welfare Corrie van Brenk and journalist and writer Emile Bode.
All candidates have promised that, should they come into the room, in a break with the group return their seat. They promised not to commit robbery seat. These statements have a moral sense and no legal, Nagel stressed. The batch was halved in 2014 when Norbert Klein stepped out of the group.
How hard the party draws up after the elections in any formation talks will depend on the number of seats won, said Nagel. The party wants to advance formulate any breakpoints, even when it comes to lowering the retirement age to 65.