On Monday evening (6.7.) wanted to advise the city Council group and the city of Association of the SPD in the dike town on the Rhine about Mangs political future, as the SPD district Association boss Fredi Winter said. On Saturday Palatinate, the SPD had, according to the Rhineland-Secretary-General, Daniel engraving, also of the SPD-Kreisverband Neuwied to the mayor, the resignation close. The discussions with the AfD are not known and a "serious political mistakes" had been. Previously, the "Rhein-Zeitung had reported" about it. On Monday, the country head of the Free voters, Stephan Wefelscheid called, Mangs resignation. Less than nine months before the state election, the failed recall of the SPD had sparked mayor in Neuwied a fierce party strife. The SPD of Rhineland-Palatinate had previously held the CDU common cause with the right-wing populist AfD. After the vote on Thursday, in the case of the AfD representatives in the city Council contained surprisingly the voice, turned to the CDU this and accused in turn of the SPD to make a deal with the AfD"". Leading CDU politicians called for the dismissal of the SPD General Secretary of the stitch.
The deselection request in the Neuwied city Council, received on Thursday evening of 28 votes from the CDU, the Free voters (FWG), FDP, left party, Parts of the Green, and the list of "I'll do it." 14 councillors voted against it - all of the SPD councils, and two representatives of the Green party. Because unlike previously, five of the AfD is expected to councillors abstentions, missed the required two-thirds majority for the dismissal.dpa Updated Date: 06 July 2020, 06:26