This success is good news for the unpopular leader of the Christian Democratic League, Amin Rashet, who is eager to succeed Angela Merkel.
On Sunday, June 6, German conservatives clearly defeated the far right in the key regional elections in the former East Germany. This success is good news for Armin Laschet, the head of the unpopular Christian Democratic Union (CDU), who hopes to succeed Angela Merkel after the legislative elections in September. Merkel).
According to the interim results, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won approximately 36% of the votes in the vote in the western state of Saxony-Anhalt in Berlin, while the extreme right of the German Choice Party (AfD) received 22.5% of the votes. Before the national election on September 26, this will mark the end of Angela Merkel’s 16th birthday in the Chancellery.
“This is a sensational result”Welcome to Paul Ziemiak, Secretary General of the CDU, who first attributed his achievements to Reiner Haseloff, the head of the local government. ” I am very happy”, The latter said, “People voted against AfD (…), We are united and this is also a message to Berlin”, He warned.
Even in his ranks, Armin Laschet (Armin Laschet), who is controversial in his ranks, desperately needs success to assemble his army and consolidate the position of conservatives. Their voting intention at the national level lags behind the Green Party and is once again in public opinion. Ranked among the best in the survey. Germany’s largest party is crumbling in Saxony-Anhalt: Although most polls give it an advantage, it is followed by AfD, which is the anti-icing party that has become the second largest regional political power since 2016.
Since Mr. Raschelt took charge of the CDU in January, Germany’s largest political party has experienced a crisis of confidence, which is related to the failure of government management during the third wave of the coronavirus epidemic and the corruption scandal of its representatives during the contract to purchase protective masks .