European elections problems

The Netherlands have been used to electronic voting for years. But because of minor concerns, the whole process is now back to the middle ages. And then problems arise.

I took this picture in a voting station in Rijnwoude. They were counting the ballots. This one was put on the "faulty votes" pile. Anyone can see what the voter intended. And yet, the vote wasn't counted.

I wonder what else went wrong. Apart from the horrendous win by Mr. Wilders. Politics seems to be in the hands of the populists now. The question is, can populists be trusted to have the good of the country, and all its people in mind? Time will tell.