In ten Federal States are to be held alongside the European elections, even local elections. They are considered to be important test - especially before the upcoming parliamentary elections in the East.
in addition to the EU election will also be held in ten provinces municipal elections. In Saxony, Brandenburg and Thuringia, the choice of city and local councils., district, or mayor at the same time, an important test before the state elections in late summer and autumn The AfD can expect significant gains.
In Görlitz has to win the AfD-a member of the Landtag Sebastian Wippel good chances, the first round of the mayor election in front of the Green Franziska Schubert.
In Thuringia, where at the country level, the left party governed together with the SPD and the Greens, it is, among other things, whether the in the communities rooted CDU is losing many voters to the AfD. In the state capital of Erfurt, after a training accident paraplegics track Cycling Olympic champion Kristina Vogel will compete for the CDU in the city Council election.