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AfD candidate fails again in the Vice President election

2021-10-14T14:58:15.563Z

The AfD member of the state parliament Hagen Kohl failed Thursday in the election for vice-president in the state parliament of Saxony-Anhalt. In the secret election, Kohl received 44 yes-votes. 48 MPs voted against Kohl, there were three abstentions. The AfD parliamentary group then requested a second ballot, the session was interrupted for 30 minutes and should be 17.



The AfD member of the state parliament Hagen Kohl failed Thursday in the election for vice-president in the state parliament of Saxony-Anhalt.

In the secret election, Kohl received 44 yes-votes.

48 MPs voted against Kohl, there were three abstentions.

The AfD parliamentary group then requested a second ballot, the session was interrupted for 30 minutes and should be 17.

Magdeburg - to be continued at midnight.

The AfD has 23 of 97 members of parliament and was therefore dependent on support from other parliamentary groups.

Kohl was already the third applicant for the AfD, the previously proposed candidates Matthias Büttner from Staßfurt and Matthias Lieschke had also not found approval from the other groups.

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State parliament session in Magdeburg interrupted again

After Reiner Haseloff was re-elected as Prime Minister of Saxony-Anhalt, the state parliament in Magdeburg interrupted its session.

It was to be continued early on Thursday afternoon (1.30 p.m.) with the swearing-in of the four ministers.

In addition to the head of government, the CDU has seven ministers.

State parliament session in Magdeburg interrupted again

Police bring playing 12 to 15-year-olds from the train tracks

In Magdeburg, the federal police took five teenagers playing from the train tracks.

The officers were informed on Sunday afternoon by the emergency control center of Deutsche Bahn, as the federal police announced on Monday.

The patrol found five 12 to 15-year-olds at the Magdeburg-Neustadt stop and took them out of the track area to safety.

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The Left, SPD and Greens had announced in the run-up to the state parliament meeting that they would vote against Kohl.

The members of the FDP wanted to abstain from the secret election or also to vote against Kohl.

The vote was approved in the CDU.

dpa

Source: merkur

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