The AfD wants to get stuck in the coming year, a seven-digit sum into the East-election campaigns in Saxony, Thuringia and Brandenburg. For the AfD in the Federal Convention decided according to the "mirror", to promote the regional Association of Saxony before the state election, with 500,000 euros. Thuringia, with the top candidate Björn Höcke should therefore receive EUR 300,000, Brandenburg 250,000 euros. "Especially in Saxony, we have a real chance to be the strongest," says AfD leader Alexander Gauland of the new issue of the magazine.
according to surveys, the large coalition of Michael Kretschmer (CDU) could lose in Saxony after the election in the coming September of that majority. The AfD achieved in surveys, up to 25 percent and is in second place behind the CDU. Accordingly, the right-wing populists want to advertise in Saxony: For the six months before the election, a total of 800 events are planned, according to the report.More about
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Gauland took again the Thuringian top candidate Björn Höcke, although the Thuringian constitutional protection chief has warned recently, especially the Person Höcke will decide on an observation of the state Association. "Our supporters know that the constitutional protection device, always more and more a political instrument of Struggle," said Gauland. "One observation may be of use to us, therefore, as well as damage.". (AFP)