SPD-Secretary-General Lars Klingbeil has announced that his party will meet in a few weeks, the decision on the candidacy for the Bundestag election in 2021. "In the late summer, we will decide on the candidates for Chancellor, and the SPD is first of all the parties to start," said Klingbeil demRedaktionsnetzwerk Germany.
On the possible Chancellor candidate, Olaf Scholz, Klingbeil said: "there is no doubt that Olaf Scholz leads the country as the Vice-Chancellor and Minister of Finance, together with Angela Merkel successfully by the Corona-crisis. We are very glad to have him in our ranks.“ The proposal law, but in the case of the party Chairman.
Last updated leading social Democrats had to a quick decision for the Chancellor candidacy pushed.
According to a survey conducted in July, 42 percent were of the opinion that Scholz was the most appropriate possible SPD candidate for the Chancellery – far behind the Federal Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil, Federal Minister for family Affairs, Franziska Giffey, and the SPD followed suit-the Federal Chairman Saskia esque and Norbert Walter-Borjans.
However, 40 per cent were of the opinion that Scholz was unsuitable for the office of the Federal Chancellor.Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 04:20