The Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party tripled its share of the vote in Saxony and doubled in Brandenburg on Sunday.

In Dresden, Saxony, AfD reaped a 27% of the vote, with the CDU shedding 7%. In Brandenburg, the AfD reaped 23,5%. Although the SPD retained its 26,2% lead, it was clear that the region close to the nation’s capital has a new political map.

The Christian Democrats (CDU) in Saxony and the Social Democrats (SPD) in Brandenburg retained the lead but suffered great l...


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