Kompromiskandidat is the new president of the German højreparti

Fløjkrig in the German AfD ended with a compromise on the chair. A more controversial candidate, was soundly booed by the. The German party Alternative für De

Kompromiskandidat is the new president of the German højreparti

Fløjkrig in the German AfD ended with a compromise on the chair. A more controversial candidate, was soundly booed by the.

The German party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has at its party congress on Saturday selected 44-year-old Tino Chrupalla as the new party chairman.

He shares the record with Jörg Meuthen, Saturday is re-elected with 69 percent support.

Chrupalla replaces the 78-year-old Alexander Gauland, who steps down after two years as one of the party's two presidents.

A power struggle between the party's yderfløj and more moderate forces to characterize the partikongressen with Efp, which was launched Saturday.

The far-right are called "wing" in the party wants to strengthen its representation in the 13-man party leadership.

Meuthen had Saturday to defend his seat against challengers from the "wing", that has been strengthened after two of its key people - Björn Höcke and Andreas Kalbitz, which is not asked up to formandsvalget has performed well, originally competing at giants earlier in the year.

Gauland had even thrown its support behind Tino Chrupalla, who is a member of the bundestag in Berlin. Chrupalla has the backing both on the yderfløjen and among the more moderate Sect-members.

But other candidates also fought to take over the vacant post after Gauland, which is one of the party's founders and one of its most prominent members.

One of the candidates is Wolfgang Gedeon, who is elected in south jersey there are two in Baden-Württemberg, and which has been under accusation of anti-semitism.

He was met with what cries and got only 3,77% of the vote.

the AfD-politician Gottfried Curio was also interested in the following Gauland. In a video message warns the Curio against the German state, "selvopløsning" and the "one-sided" interpretation of the history of the country.

in addition to formandsvalg to the 600 delegates at the partikongressen take a position of about 70 proposals.

One of the proposals is about Efp's called eksklusionsliste. It is a list of the 250 extremist organizations, and if you are a member of one of these, you can't become a member of Efp.

One of the roughly 70 proposals is to remove the individual organizations from the list, while a second proposal will loop eksklusionslisten completely.

Since Saturday's party congress started, tried thousands of protesters to block the roads leading to the conference hall in the Volkswagen Halle in Braunschweig.

The German car maker had asked to get covered in the name of the hall, because it will not be associated with AfD.

The most recent opinion poll published by tv station ZDF, shows 14 percent support for AfD among the German voters.

the Support is highest in several places in the former East germany. In delstatsparlamenterne in Brandenbrug, Saxony and Thuringia is the party the second largest.

In his opening address at the partikongressen called Gauland AfD to make themselves ready to take a role in government.

/ritzau/dpa

Updated Date: 30 November 2019, 20:00

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