...Funny thing. The lazy Greeks didn't vote in the German elections.. Only 13.2 million hard-working Germans.
SPD minister president Hannelore Kraft can now continue to govern according to the forecasts on strong footing. The CDU Norbert Röttgen falls on the other hand, their record low in the Rhine and Ruhr. Röttgen came back after the election debacle as state chairman of his party. "This result leads to the absolutely essential that I make the management of the national association," Röttgen said after the first earnings forecast. The covenant with the ailing FDP returns even more than a week ago in Schleswig-Holstein back on track. The pirates move for the fourth consecutive year in a state parliament, the Left is out as expected.
Hard Times for Merkel
The vote in the most populous state with 13.2 million voters this year is the most important signal before the general election in autumn 2013. The impetus for the red-green opposition to the "small federal election," it is likely Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and its black-yellow coalition, nor make it harder - even if the Bundesrat does virtually nothing.
Kraft said on Sunday already in casting their votes ". If it's good for us starts, then for red-green, it would be an important signal in the direction of federal elections" in Schleswig-Holstein had for the SPD and Greens together enough yet not quite there is a tripartite alliance with the South Schleswig Voters' Association also SSW.
Pirates once again in the Diet
According to the predictions of ARD and ZDF on Sunday evening approaches, the SPD in North Rhine Westphalia with 38 to 39 percent back the 40 percent mark. The CDU is a 25.5 to 26 percent once again well below their country's weakest result was already in (...)