For the SPD, the performance in Bremen is a real disaster: For the first Time in the history of the Federal Republic of Germany, the social Democrats could lose in the smallest state of the Power.
It has properly cracked in the policy of Bremen. The SPD loses a whopping 8.6 percentage points and is down more than 74 years at the helm of the smallest Federal country for the first Time is no longer the strongest force. Now the CDU. However, whether the Christian Democrats will be the next Senate President and tenant in the town hall of Bremen, is rather doubtful.
The SPD ends up 24.2 percent. The CDU benefited only moderately from the social democratic crash, gaining 3.9 percentage points and ends up at 26.3 percent. The Greens and come out to 17.8 per cent (+ 2.7 percentage points). The Left accounting for the success of 11.4% (+1,9). The FDP, long loose candidate, loses slightly (-1,0) and comes in at 5.6 percent. The AfD moves with 6.9 per cent in the citizenship (of+1.4). Finally, the "citizens in rage send" with 3.1 percent in the country, but almost nine percent in the separate electoral district of Bremerhaven, a member of Parliament.
the Long faces in the SPD: mayor of Bremen, Carsten Sieling, after the announcement of the initial forecast.
by Contrast, cheers for the CDU: The Christian Democrats are likely to for the first time, strongest force in the Hanseatic city.SPD in state of shock
All the polls had already suggested that the Bremen social-Democrats would experience a bitter election night. And still, Visibly shocked mayor Carsten Sieling tried to explain the Disaster for his party. The hard years of Restructuring, the debt to comply with the brakes, would have cost many votes, said Sieling. To do this, the bad condition of the Federal SPD would.
The discontent with the Senate's work over the last four years has actually been unloaded solely with the social Democrats but also the Greens are represented for twelve years in the Senate. The have the confidence of the voters receive. Trust in the SPD, however, is on almost all policy fields there. And top man Sieling was pale over the four years of his term of office, to a little present, anything other than a campaign engine.