More than a hundred voices were missing at the end of a successful election result: In the second round of elections of deputies Mariana Harder-Kühnel in the election for a Deputy of the Bundestag President is AfD again. She received 241 of 659 votes. Necessary the majority of the 709 members of Parliament, so 355 Votes in favour.

The 44-year-old Harder-Kühnel has already received in a first ballot by the end of November, not the necessary number of votes. A total of three ballots per candidate. This is more than a year after the election of the sixth Deputy President of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble (CDU) is still not selected.

a long time Ago was already the first AfD candidate, Albrecht Glaser, in three ballots. He had been criticized, especially because of Statements on Islam. He had arranged the Muslims in Germany, the basic law guaranteed right to freedom of religion, because, in his view, does Islam itself is not a freedom of religion.

politician belongs to the moderate wing

Harder-Kühnel is one of the more moderate members of the AfD group. The lawyer was moved to the top space of the Hessian of the country list in the Bundestag. It is so far one of the Secretary of the interior in the Bundestag and member of the families Committee. A substitute member is also on the Committee for home Affairs and home.

The German Parliament had its inaugural session on 24. October 2017 decided that each group can make a Bundestag Vice-President or a Vice-President.


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