Theater producer and presenter Albert Verlinde will accept the VVD seat in the municipal council of Vught, he said on Friday. Verlinde will be installed on January 4, reports the municipality of Vught.
Verlinde was on the list of candidates as pushing the list; an election candidate who will most likely get a lot of votes, but is often in an ineligible position on the candidate list. The theater maker received 406 preferential votes.
“There was a high turnout,” he says. “Then I think hundreds of preferential votes are a serious signal, that is a lot of people who have confidence in you. It would feel like voter deception if I didn’t do anything about this.”
In the council, the theater producer especially wants to work hard for the interests of the villages of Cromvoirt and Helvoirt. He also wants to dedicate himself to culture in Vught. “It will come as no surprise to anyone that this is a topic that I will give a lot of attention to,” he says.
Verlinde states that he currently has no national political ambitions. “I am someone who does things because his heart dictates it. That has brought me a lot in my life. But I don’t have a roadmap with goals; this is a whole new profession for me that I have to master. I will take a look. how that pleases me. “
The theater producer will say goodbye to Stage Entertainment Netherlands on December 1, after leading that company for more than five years. He has also been seen as an expert in recent times Show news.