After two unsuccessful attempts at election to the Bundestag Vice President, the AfD’s Deputy Mariana Harder-Kühnel a third ballot looks forward with optimism.
you have been in discussions with leading representatives of all other groups except the left party, said Harder-Kühnel the news magazine “Focus”. The mood towards her had not been “unfriendly”. They expect, therefore, that many members who had hitherto voted against it, voted in the third ballot, in a neutral way. “I do not need votes. It is sufficient, if this Time, significantly more members included,” said Harder-Kühnel.
The AfD group wants to impose Harder-Kühnel necessarily as a Vice-President of the Bundestag. They had at 29. November misses in a secret ballot for the first time, the required majority of 355 votes. In the second vote on the 13. December voted by 241 deputies voted for the candidate, 377 MPs voted against, 41 abstained. Thus, it was not enough. In the third ballot, the rules are different now. The AfD Deputy should receive more Yes than no votes. Abstentions are not counted. The AfD wants to apply for that at the beginning of April will be re-elected.
The Post, to the right of the AfD, since the Bundestag election 2017 vacant. The family of a politician, Harder-Kühnel belongs to the advocates of a more moderate course within the AfD, however, without ever having the conflict with the right – wing forces in the party wanted.