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After the successes within the European elections and the native elections in Saxony-Anhalt AfD co-faction chief Ulrich Siegmund has emphasised his celebration's declare to authorities on the state degree. “We are the new people's party in this state,” stated Siegmund on Monday in Magdeburg. “We are now clearly preparing ourselves for government responsibility in this state in 2026.” The subsequent state election will happen in Saxony-Anhalt in two years. “Our plan is to govern here alone.”

Siegmund criticized Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff (CDU), who had spoken of a really dangerous day for Germany within the context of the AfD's election success. He was shocked by Haseloff's feedback, stated Siegmund. To contemplate a democratic election as a menace to democracy was “oblivious to history” and “deeply anti-democratic”. The Prime Minister should face the fact that the folks have additionally voted out his insurance policies. The folks have punished the insurance policies of the state and federal governments, stated the AfD co-faction chief.

When requested by journalists, Siegmund admitted that the AfD can’t fill all of the seats within the nation. There are some municipalities the place the AfD has obtained extra seats than there are candidates, he stated. This is an incentive to additional consolidate the municipal buildings.

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