In Saxony, Brandenburg and Thuringia will be elected in the fall. However, several representatives of the East German CDU associations want to forego campaign appearances by the Chancellor. Not only out of fear of whistling concerts.
Angela Merkel grew up in the former GDR, studied in Leipzig in the Eastern German länder, several CDU want to do without politicians in the state election campaign rather on the performances of the Chancellor. "A re-election of the Chancellor will not help us in Saxony", said the Saxon state Parliament President Matthias Rößler, the "mirror".
And also the Thuringian CDU parliamentary group Deputy Michael Heym is restrained. About possible campaign appearances of Merkel, there will be "certainly discussions in the Thuringian CDU". "A value for us, it probably would not have."
Chancellor Merkel: state election is not asked for your help fighting in the East.Aggressive counter-demonstrations fears
is That Merkel is not supposed to occur in the Eastern States of Germany - "according to the mirror" - the experience of the CDU with aggressive counter-demonstrations of the AfD-Milieus in the German Bundestag election campaign. In order to prevent Whistling, think about the CDU in Brandenburg, if any, "low-threshold formats" with Merkel without a big announcement. "Marketplace events is not it," said the Thuringian CDU chief Mike Mohring. "This will all take place in enclosed spaces."
Mohring was still convinced that there was under the CDU-voters in Thuringia, also many of the Merkel Fans. In Saxony and Brandenburg elections will take place on 1. September. In Thuringia at the end of October, elected a new Parliament.An appointment Merkel
Prior to the European election in may, Merkel plans according to the "mirror" up to now, only a great appointment with top politicians of the European Conservatives from the EPP. The Chancellor's office prepare a series of moderated citizens dialogues in the whole of Germany, like Merkel's appearance in the fall of 2018 in Chemnitz.