The chairman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) once again supports its president Armin Laschet’s campaign for the chancellor of Germany in the parliamentary elections in September.
After six hours of meetings, the members of the CDU Federation chairman voted for Laschet with 77.5%. He was elected by 31 members from the 46 members of the chairman, nine Marcus Zedd, and 6 abstained. Laschet’s rival, Söder, is the smaller party of the Christian Democratic Union CDU/CSU, the chairman of the Christian Social Union (CSU), which is supported by 22.5% of the presidency.
Last weekend, after the two party chairmen of the CDU/CSU were unable to reach an agreement on which of the two would take over as prime minister, Sud stated yesterday that the decision on the candidate depends on the CDU. The decision of the chairman of the league. union.
“If the CDU president clearly supports Lachette, we will respect this decision,” Soder said after the CDU presidents meeting yesterday. He did not explain the exact content that he believes was clearly supported. Laschet’s candidacy has not yet been confirmed by the CSU leadership.
Söder has insisted on his candidacy in recent days on the grounds that the results of polls by voters and CDU/CSU voters are better. According to the agency, Lachette said that tonight’s general election is an important signal for the final election of the coalition’s prime minister candidate and the successor of Prime Minister Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel).
In the history of the CDU/CSU, only two politicians from the CDU, Franz Joseph Strauss and Edmund Staub, participated in the election as prime minister candidates. CSU represents the Christian Democratic choice of Bavaria, while CDU represents the other 15 German federal states.