Replacement for Philip Amthor: the man of The hour

Eckhardt Rehberg, the acting Chairman of the CDU in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, on Friday evening in front of the press the name of the man was to lead the n

Replacement for Philip Amthor: the man of The hour

Eckhardt Rehberg, the acting Chairman of the CDU in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, on Friday evening in front of the press the name of the man was to lead the national Association in the future, he added some very basic information: He said that bag was a prominent local politician who have a lot of political future.

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SAC district in Vorpommern-Greifswald, 47 years old, has three children, he was mayor in Loitz, and he has won 2018, the district administrator choice in the ballot with 80 percent. So that was a little more about the man known to lead the Association out of a difficult situation – instead of nationwide-known, but fiercely the criticism concerning Philip Amthor.

Michael Sack was at least something of the man of the Evening, even if he has not been at the extended Board meeting in Güstrow at all. Instead, it should be only a few minutes before the start of the session and asked for a call to see if he is willing to stand as a candidate for the national presidency. Bag to said Amthor renounced his candidacy and later found words of praise for the new candidate: He supported the proposal explicitly.

dominance of the left party

It's not like that bag appears for the first Time on the political Radar of the country party. broken With his victory in the district election, he had broken a long-lasting predominance of the left party and the in the East of the country is particularly strong AfD held in check. As the beginning of the year, the previous land went out of Chairman Vincent Kokert politics and party in the back, should be about dead as a possible successor to have been spoken. Before the dust had settled, however, was another candidate ready: Philip Amthor.

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Both have their political home in Western Pomerania. This also makes the decision to nominate dead as a candidate, is now so compelling: Even the followers of Amthor only find words of praise for him. Franz-Robert Liskow, the young CDU district Chairman of Vorpommern-Greifswald, stand to Amthor. Now, he said, deserve the greatest respect, that bag have stated so in the short term, ready. He was a party esteemed politicians, the understand integrate different currents.

Still, the task for the blind is difficult. The past few days have added to the country party, in excitement, in any case, the CDU had it last is not easy, and the state election is approaching. On 7. August bag at a party conference in Güstrow chosen. Even if not the top candidate has been decided upon for the election next year, is expected to run everything on him. Then he still has enough time to make himself known throughout the country.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 11:19

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