Far-right AfD falls short of first place in both German state elections

By |september 1st, 2019|Alternative for Germany, Brandenburg, CDU, Die Linke, Eastern Germany, Germany, News, Saxony, Social Democrats SPD, State elections|

Right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) achieved historical gains in state elections in Saxony and Brandenburg but Chancellor Merkel’s CDU and its coalition partner SPD remain strongest political parties allowing current grand coalition to hold on until 2021.