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Principled leadership wins

By Klaus Neumann


On Sunday, three German states went to the polls. These elections had been anxiously anticipated, not least by Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition government. Their results are significant, and may have implications beyond Germany. The polls in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Rheinland-Pfalz and Sachsen-Anhalt were the first state elections held after the dramatic rise of asylum-seeker arrivals in the middle of last year. With the next federal election due next year, they were an opportunity to gain a sense of German voters' reaction to those arrivals

Publisher: Fairfax Media
Year: 2016
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