A bad night for the AfD
Analysing the election in Saxony-Anhalt
The CDU have won a surprisingly convincing electoral victory in the east German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The conservative party were already the major power in the rural state and have been for the past two decades. Nonetheless, the size of their victory surprised most analysts since some polling had predicted a shock win for the AfD.
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial