Tuesday, June 09, 2015

#GERMANY: In First Election, Anti-Muslim Pegida Party Scores "Surprising" 10% In Mayoral Race

[world politics news]

Germany's anti-Muslim PEGIDA movement took nearly 10% of the vote and fourth place in a special mayoral election in Dresden, a better-than-expected result being hailed as a "success." The group came to prominence with mass rallies against Muslim immigration. With fading crowds, the group has now turned to electoral politics.

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