Political Parties React To Election Results


Bernd Lucke , head of the Euro-skeptic political party Alternative... News PhotoAlternative for Germany,Berlin,Bernd Lucke,Bestof,Capital Letter,Democracy,Election,Frauke Petry,Germany,Giving,Government,Headquarters,Horizontal,Leaving,Political Party,Politics,Topics,Topix,Voting,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Christian MarquardtBERLIN, GERMANY -SEPTEMBER 22: Bernd Lucke (C), head of the Euro-skeptic political party Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD), Frauke Petry party co-spokeswoman (L) and Konrad Adam (R) party co-spokesman, react to initial exit poll results that give the party 4.9% of the vote in German federal elections at AfD party headquarters on September 22, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Germany is holding federal elections that will determine whether current Chancellor Angela Merkel of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) will remain for a third term. Though the CDU has a strong lead over the opposition, speculations run wide as to what coalition will be viable in coming weeks to create a new government.