Principle of lead candidates: Söder disagrees with Dobrindt

Following criticism of the principle of lead candidates for the 2024 European elections by Alexander Dobrindt, head of the CSU’s parliamentary group in the Bundestag, his party leader Markus Söder has publicly reprimanded him. The top candidate principle is in the EPP statutes, “so that’s what will happen,” Söder said at the EPP’s political meeting in Munich on Thursday.

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