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A political scientist who follows global events with pious devotion. A Venezuelan by virtue of being born in that interesting tropical place, but who has lived and studied in several places around the world. He will write some analysis on important global issues, especially if they have an impact on Germany or Leipzig.

Meet the Candidates: Christopher Zenker (SPD)

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Leipzig city center. Photo: Maeshelle West-Davies

Leipzig City Council member Christopher Zenker (SPD) is running for reelection in Circuit 4, Leipzig South. Head of his party group in the council, he answered the series of questions we sent them ahead of the elections. Dieses Interview mit ihm ist Teil unserer Reihe über die Stadtrats- und Europawahlen am 26. Mai 2019.

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Meet the Candidates: Marcus Nießmann (FDP)

in Leipzig/Politics
meet the candidates
Public domain photo

We sent interview questions to all major political parties running in the 26 May elections. Marcus Nießmann (FDP) took active interest in answering them, and did so in both German and English. Er kandidiert für den Stadtrat im Wahlkreis 8, Leipzig-Nordwest.

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Meet the Candidates: Luise Frohberg (CDU)

in Leipzig/Politics
meet the candidates
Leipzig. Public domain photo

Now it’s time to present – bilingually – a local CDU candidate running for Circuit 4, Leipzig South: Luise Frohberg. Unser Ziel ist, dass unser Publikum die Kandidat_innen und ihre politischen Standpunkte besser kennenlernt.

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Meet the Candidates: Hermann Winkler, MEP (CDU)

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meet the candidates
European Parliament in Brussels. Public domain photo

Originally from the Leipzig area, Hermann Winkler (CDU) is a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and is running for re-election. Dieses Interview mit ihm ist Teil unserer Reihe über die Stadtrats- und Europawahlen am 26. Mai 2019. In English and German.

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Meet the Candidates: Pruß and Kasek (Grüne)

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Leipzig Stadtfest 2017. (Photo: Maeshelle West-Davies)
Leipzig Stadtfest 2017. (Photo: Maeshelle West-Davies)

Marcel Pruß and Jürgen Kasek (Grüne) live in Leipzig and are candidates for City Council in Circuit 2, Leipzig East. Their answers are presented together – auf Deutsch and also translated to English – because they’re running for the same party and district. More candidates from The Greens than any other party replied to our interview questions.

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Meet the Candidates: Tobias Peter (Grüne)

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Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig. Public domain photo
Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig. Public domain photo

Many candidates from The Greens sent us answers back, as we reached out to all major parties ahead of the Leipzig City Council elections. Here are the answers from Tobias Peter, District 1, Leipzig Northeast. Wir veröffentlichen alle diese Interviews in deutscher und englischer Sprache.

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