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AfD still not a Bundestag Vice-President

the third AfD candidate for the office of Bundestag Vice-President is, once again, failed in the Parliament: The defence of politicians Gerold Otten missed in two rounds of voting, each of the absolute majority.

The AfD penetrates with its candidate for the Deputy post of the President of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble. According to the Deputy, Albrecht Glaser and Mariana Harder-Kühnel today, the defence of politicians, Gerald Otten was rejected again by a majority in the Parliament.

In secret ballot, voted for Otten 205 deputies, 399 voted no, 26 abstained. For the absolute majority of the AfD-politician 355 would have needed votes. It was already the second attempt for Otten: On 11. In April, he had asked for the first Time the vote of the Bundestag.

According to the Bundestag's rules of procedure, a seat in the Parliament Bureau to each group. However, the deputies in their election decision-making are free.

Also, Foundation boards of Trustees remain without AfD representative

Also in the Board of Trustees of the Foundation "memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe" for Berlin's Holocaust memorial, will in the future be a AfD-politician represented; similarly, in Board of Trustees of the Federal Foundation Magnus Hirschfeld, who is committed against the social discrimination of Homosexuals. The candidates Nicole Highly and Uwe witt by both fell repeatedly, the members of Parliament.

election of the Bundestag Vice-President: criticism of AfD candidate Otten, 11.04.2019 news Atlas |Germany |Berlin

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