Saxony: AfD politician wins mayoral election in Groß Schirma | EUROtoday

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The AfD politician Rolf Weigand has received the mayoral election in Groß Schirma in central Saxony. According to preliminary election outcomes, he obtained 59.4 p.c of the vote within the first spherical.

Weigand, a member of the state parliament, ran as a person candidate towards two different candidates. André Erler bought 22.3 p.c for the Independent Citizens' Association. Gunther Zschommler achieved 18.2 p.c for the CDU.

The election within the small city of 5,500 residents turned vital after the suicide of the long-time incumbent Volkmar Schreiter final fall. Weigand additionally ran within the earlier mayoral election, however was defeated by Schreiter.