Offbeat: State Party Congress of the CDU with the election of the board

Söder clears its own mistake in the 2021 election campaign an

 Söder clears its own mistake in the 2021 election campaign an Hanover. CSU boss Markus Söder granted his own mistakes in the 2021 Bundestag election after the Union's disaster. He spoke at the CDU party conference in Hanover. © Michael Kappeler Bayern's Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) speaks at the Federal Party Congress of the CDU. "I know in 2021 was not our best year," said Söder on Saturday in a greeting at the CDU party conference in Hanover. Mistakes were made, "of course also from me," he admitted under the applause of the delegates.

The Thuringian CDU re -elected its management team. At a state party conference in Pößneck, the chairman of the CDU parliamentary group, Mario Voigt, is also to be elected at the top of the party. One day before the election, with which the CDU also wants to set personnel for the state elections 2024, the immunity of Voigt was lifted as a member of the public.

He was not aware of any guilt, said Voigt, who wants to work on the investigation of allegations. He continued to explain what he was accused of in detail, he could not say yet. According to a newspaper report by the “Thuringian Allgemeine” (online), the possible investigation by the public prosecutor's office should be concerned with voiges. The 45-year-old works as a professor at a university in Berlin in addition to his state parliament mandate and has a consulting company in Jena, which deals with topics such as digital communication.

The entire board is to be elected at the party conference. According to a recommendation of the party committees, the previous party chairman Christian Hirte is to be one of Voigt four deputies. The Secretary General of the Federal Party, Mario Czaja, is expected as a guest in Pößneck.

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