States of Overijssel

The chamber of the States of Overijssel in the Provinciehuis in Zwolle.

The States of Overijssel (Dutch: Staten van Overijssel, pronounced [ˈstaːtə(n) vɑn oːvəˈrɛisəl]) are the States-Provincial for the Dutch province of Overijssel. It forms the legislative body of the province. Its 47 seats are distributed every four years in provincial elections. Since 2011, it is chaired by Ank Bijleveld (CDA).[1]

Current composition

The current distribution of seats.

Since the 2011 provincial elections, the seats of the States of Overijssel are as following:[2]

Party Votes Seats
# %
Christian Democratic Appeal105,15721.3711
Labour Party89,13418.119
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy77,66115.788
Party for Freedom43,7608.894
Socialist Party42,7358.684
Democrats 6636,5177.423
Reformed Political Party16,5273.362
Party for the Animals6,5241.330

See also


  1. "Commissaris van de Koning". Provincie Overijssel (in Dutch). Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  2. (Dutch) Verkiezingsuitslagen Provinciale Staten 1918 - heden, Electoral Council. Retrieved on 29 June 2014.

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