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US News: Sunday question in Brandenburg: SPD remains the strongest force in the country

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The state parliament would be elected on Sunday, the AfD would come to second place. The CDU is 17 percent.

Dietmar Woidke (SPD), Ministerpräsident von Brandenburg. © Photo: Soeren Stache Dietmar Woidke (SPD), Prime Minister of Brandenburg.

Brandenburg's SPD remains the strongest political force in the country. This emerges from a survey that the PMG polling institute created on behalf of the SPD State Association. If the state elections were on Sunday, 27 percent of the voters would choose the Social Democrats of SPD state chief and Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke.

In the other places, the AfD followed with 23 percent of the vote and the CDU with 17 percent. Clear burglaries compared to the last state elections in 2019 and earlier polls from other institutes record the left, which only came to 9 percent of the votes. According to the PMG survey,

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losses must also take Bündnis 90/The Greens, which would only receive 7 percent of the votes. The FDP would be represented in the state parliament again at 6 percent, as would BVB/Free Voters that would come to 5 percent. "The Brandenburgers rely on the reliability of the Brandenburg SPD in these difficult times," commented SPD general secretary David Kolesnyk.

Most recently, an survey by Infratest Dimap on behalf of the RBB at the end of September 2022 had seen the SPD with the AfD at 24 percent, which was a maximum value for the AfD. The CDU was 18 percent, the Greens at 11, the left at 9 percent. After the Brandenburg trend of the Institute Insa for "Bild" in early October 2022, the AfD was even 25 percent ahead of the Social Democrats, which landed at 22 percent.

In the 2019 Brandenburg state election, the SPD had asserted itself with 26.2 percent well before the AfD at 23.5 percent. The CDU had 15.6 percent, the Greens were 10.8 percent and the left reached 10.7 percent. The free voters were 5.0 percent, the FDP came to 4.1 percent.

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