The Corona-crisis delayed, now the choice of a successor for the outgoing CDU-Chairman, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. The originally planned special Congress of the party has now been cancelled.

the successor to The outgoing CDU-Chairman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK) was originally supposed to be on a special party is selected. Because of the Corona-crisis this has been moved recently. AKK now confirmed that the appointment was cancelled. More Corona-News from Germany and the current case, as the card read numbers also*.

Berlin, CDU Annegret Boss Kramp-Karrenbauer has confirmed that there will be no special Convention for the election of your successor . “The Congress will take place in December 2020. With a view to the Corona of the provisions, it is clear that before the summer is no extraordinary Congress of the party to perform,“ she said in a Sunday Interview published on

Corona-crisis: AKKs successor had to be elected in April – now it is December

It should also be discussed with the candidate, that it does not make sense to a few weeks prior to a regular Congress, a special Congress of the party to perform. Similar to Kramp-karrenbauer had made after information of the editorial network, Germany already a few days ago at a video switch with CDU district Chairman. Already in April, would have to determine a special Congress of the party actually a successor for Kramp-Karrenbauer . Because of the Corona of a pandemic it has been postponed, however.

As the most promising candidate for the CDU presidency politician Norbert Röttgen*, the former Union parliamentary leader Friedrich Merz* and NRW Minister Armin Laschet* apply in addition to the outside. the Kramp-Karrenbauer had announced in February its withdrawal , as party Chairman . Preceded by a choice-uproar in Thuringia (more info in the Video below) was, in the case of the CDU-country members side-by-side with AfD members of the FDP-politician Thomas Kemmerich to the Thuringian Minister President chose.

AKKs finish strongly depend on the Thuringian election uproar together

This process is triggered in Germany and also in many other European countries, a huge political earthquake , and Kemmerich is already entered, shortly after his election to Prime Minister and back again. Meanwhile, his predecessor, Bodo Ramelow (Left) has taken over* the office and in the midst of the Corona-crisis a special path for the state in the middle of Germany announced.

* is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.