German elections and Turkey Part 3: German-Turkish/Kurdish MPs

DuvarEnglish article about the the elected German MPs with a background in Turkey

Abstract: The elections on September 26 were won by the SPD (25.7%), just ahead of the CDU (24.1%). The Greens, who were considered possible winners just months ago, came in at only 14.8%, followed by the FDP (11.5) and the AfD (10.3%). The Linke (Left Party) failed to overcome the 5% threshold with 4.9%, but was able to win 3 direct mandates and thus still enter parliament, which will be more diverse than ever before. Among the 735 deputies, over 11% are migrants, 18/19 of them with a background in Turkey. The hope now is, whether one of these migrants will become a minister.

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