Nicola Chadwick's politics blog
Nicola Chadwick, 46, is a journalist and translator who has lived in Amsterdam for the last 24 years. After taking Dutch nationality in 2012, she voted in a national election for the first time in September. She worked for the Dutch world service Radio Netherlands Worldwide for 10 years until June this year, writing on news, politics and culture. She is married to a local politician on North Amsterdam's district council who is standing as a candidate for the GreenLeft party. Her blog Going Dutch, on the naturalisation process, is at http://amsternic.wordpress.com and she is on Twitter as @amsternic.
- Election 2012