With more than 60 percent of votes counted, Rutte's Liberal VVD party is set to win 32 seats, making it the largest in the new 150-seat parliament.
According to initial results, the Dutch PM Rutte's VVD Party bagged 31 seats in the next 150-seat parliament, forcing far-right Geert Wilders into second place.
The Dutch are at the polls in a parliamentary election overshadowed by a diplomatic row with Turkey. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and rival anti-EU party leader Geert Wilders have already cast their votes.
The feud between the Turkish and Dutch government might have more to do with a rivalry for conservative votes in the Netherlands, than it does with the Turks' right to campaign in the country.
Turkey's foreign ministry said the EU was exercising democratic values "selectively." Turkey also levied sanctions against the Netherlands for its treatment of expatriate Turkish nationals, and visiting politicians from Ankara.
Wednesday's crucial general election is being seen as a test of anti-immigrant sentiment in the Netherlands.
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