Political Parties React To Election Results


Social Democrats chancellor candidate Peer Steinbrueck and Sigmar... News PhotoBerlin,Bestof,Bundestag,Candidate,Chairperson,Chancellor,Control,Democracy,Election,Finance,Full Length,German Federal Elections,German Social Democratic Party,Germany,Gesturing,Government,Hamburg - Germany,Hannelore Kraft,Horizontal,Leadership,Manuela Schwesig,Night,North Rhine Westphalia,Olaf Scholz,Peer Steinbrueck,Politics,Sigmar Gabriel,Social Democratic Party,Topics,Topix,VotingPhotographer Collection: Photothek 2013 PhotothekBERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 22: Social Democrats (SPD) chancellor candidate Peer Steinbrueck (C) and Sigmar Gabriel (R), SPD Federal Chairman, (L-R) Thomas Oppermann, chairman of the parliamentary control commission (Parlemantariches Kontrollgremium) of the Bundestag, Olaf Scholz, Hamburg's First Mayor, Manuela Schwesig, Labor Secretary in Mecklenburg-West Pommerania and deputy leader of the SPD, Peer Steinbrueck, Hannelore Kraft, current Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia react during the election night on September 22, 2013 in the Willy Brandt House in Berlin, Germany. Today Germany is holding federal elections that will determine whether the current Chancellor Angela Merkel of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) will be voted in for a third term. (Photo by Michael Gottschalk/Photothek via Getty Images)