A jolt goes through the CDU/CSU Union can agree on electoral law reform-model

According to the agreement of the Union to a model for electoral reform is anticipated, the reaction of the SPD. The model of the CDU/CSU the Bundestag election

A jolt goes through the CDU/CSU Union can agree on electoral law reform-model

According to the agreement of the Union to a model for electoral reform is anticipated, the reaction of the SPD. The model of the CDU/CSU the Bundestag election in 2025, a moderate reduction in the number of constituencies from 299 to 280, and the Balance of seven overhang mandates. In the more than three-hour discussion of the CDU/CSU group in the Bundestag, had signed off on Tuesday evening, according to information from participants in addition, a majority in favour of the coalition partner SPD to propose this model already for the election in 2021 to apply.

the Union leader Ralph Brinkhaus (CDU) and the CSU land group chief Alexander Dobrindt received by the deputies, therefore, a mandate to negotiate first with the SPD. You want to go accordingly, now rapidly on the SPD Faction leader Rolf Mützenich. Dobrindt had previously solved a key sticking point, by the willingness signalled for the CSU after years of rejection, a reduction in the number of constituencies to agree.

From the group of circles had welcomed, it should be on Tuesday evening, a conversation between brink house with mützenich. You seek an in-principle agreement with the coalition partners this week. Mützenich was declared in the afternoon: "We are every hour, every day, to address us this week, but in the next time with other reform proposals." Until September, the Bundestag had to decide about it. The Union had made "interesting proposals". In the Union, it was, you expect for Friday only a debate, but no vote.

Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 04:20

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