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The German opposition party announced the results of the leadership vote

BERLIN (AP) – Germany’s largest opposition party, former Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right Christian Democratic Union, will announce the results of a vote on who should become its new leader after an electoral defeat. painful move. Armin Laschet, CDU leader since January, is stepping down after leading the Union bloc, which the CDU dominates, with its worst-ever election result in September. It was decimated by parties. New Prime Minister Olaf Scholz’s centre-left Social Democrats were narrowly defeated. The party decided to hold a vote for its roughly 400,000 strong members, a first vote for the CDU. There are three candidates, and if no candidate wins more than 50% of the votes cast a ballot is scheduled.

https://kesq.com/news/2021/12/17/german-opposition-party-to-announce-leadership-ballot-result/ The German opposition party announced the results of the leadership vote

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