Germany: Angela Merkel Is Re-elected into Her 4th Term as Chancellor

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel will serve a fourth term. Her party, the Christian Democratic Union, won 32% of the vote, but will have to make room in parliament for the right-wing party, Alternative for Deutschland, which is opposed to mass migration. -GEG

Merkel’s Christian Democratic party must reach out to German voters who switched to far-right AfD voters, senior party member says

  • The Christian Democratic Union’s David McAllister said there is a need to reach out to German voters who went for the far-right Alternative for Democracy (AfD)
  • McAllister says the CDU needs to draw a clear line on offering asylum and help to refugees over economic immigrants

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) will need to bring clarity to an immigration policy which likely helped the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) pull off a surprise entry into parliament, a senior CDU official told CNBC.

“We have to take the concerns of AfD voters very seriously,” said David McAllister, a CDU member and chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee.

“I’m not interested in the populist AfD politicians who ran a dreadful campaign based on racism and extreme nationalism. But I’m concerned about hundreds of thousands of people who have stopped voting for my party and are now voting for the AfD. ”

The AfD stunned the establishment by finishing third and entering parliament for the first time, with 13.5 percent of the vote. Under Germany’s mixed-member proportional voting system, that vaults it well beyond the 5 percent threshold needed for seats in parliament.

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