Red-Red-Green in Berlin: Linke says yes to coalition negotiations

After the Greens and Social Democrats have voted to start coalition negotiations, the left is now following suit – with a large majority. The implementation of the referendum on the expropriation of large housing companies is particularly important to the party. The aim is to learn lessons from a previous debacle. The way for coalition […]

Red-Red-Green in Berlin: Linke says yes to coalition negotiations

After the Greens and Social Democrats have voted to start coalition negotiations, the left is now following suit – with a large majority. The implementation of the referendum on the expropriation of large housing companies is particularly important to the party. The aim is to learn lessons from a previous debacle. The way for coalition […]

Mail goes to the wrong politician: Berlin swaps election winners for losers

It is one of many mishaps around the election in Berlin: Instead of the election winner Andreas Otto from the Greens, the city sends the confirmation of the mandate to his namesake from the FDP. The “wrong” Otto takes the confusion with humor – but sees the failure of office confirmed. The electoral chaos in […]

Avoidable deficiencies in the election: Federal Returning Officer examines objection in Berlin

The CDU can look forward to an additional seat in the Bundestag. She receives a mandate from the state list in North Rhine-Westphalia. But the work goes even further for the Federal Returning Officer – he is investigating whether he will object to the validity of the election in Berlin’s constituencies. Federal Returning Officer Georg […]

Bartsch im "Early start": "Energy prices are one of the biggest scandals"

The left has long been mentioned as a possible partner in an SPD-led coalition, then it crashes in the federal election. Co-parliamentary group leader Dietmar Bartsch looks excitedly at what the possible traffic light coalition wants to offer and sees some things that need to be corrected. The parliamentary group leader of the Left, Dietmar […]

Does every vote count ?: Of course, new elections have to be made in Berlin

It is a somewhat arduous process, but it is slowly becoming clear to the actors: the sum of the election mishaps on September 26th in Berlin exceeds what is permissible. The only thing that helps is to go to the polls again. The official final result for Berlin is in place. But the breakdown election […]

Does every vote count ?: Of course, new elections have to be made in Berlin

It is a somewhat arduous process, but it is slowly becoming clear to the actors: the sum of the election mishaps on September 26th in Berlin exceeds what is permissible. The only thing that helps is to go to the polls again. The official final result for Berlin is in place. But the breakdown election […]