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Erstes Eiffelländisches Fernsehen — Bericht des Tages

Eiffellandian doctors report cases of torturing


Rumours about torturing in Csengia have now been confirmed by doctors working in the refugee camps, as well as several doctors working in hospitals in Southern Eiffelland. During a press conference held at the army base in Würzwald, Lieutenant-Colonel Cresson and Dr. Stoiber showed the evidence of torturing of at least 100 people who fled from Csengia. The worst case of torturing was described by Dr. Stoiber: A man whose skin on his back had disappeared after a severe flogging.
But there are more cases of torturing. Several patients had to undergo amputations, complicated bone fractures were seen, and some patients had lost the ability to walk because of broken spines. Currently the victims are treated in Eiffellandian hospitals.
These torturings raise the suspicion that Csengian government officials are involved. Lieutenant-Colonel Cresson and Dr. Stoiber did not answer any questions about that. Dr. Stoiber: "First of all, I am a doctor, not a policeman. The only thing I can do, is diagnosing and treating the injuries, and notifying that this is happening. But I don't know who the culprits are, and whether they acted on behalf of the Csengian government or not. That is something the police has to investigate. Or the Reichskriminalamt."
 

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14AUG2021

Cabinet calls Parliament back from recess for emergency vote


Chancellor Rheinfeld announced in his weekly press conference, that took place at 1am last night, that Parliament will be called back from recess for an emergency vote. This vote will take place on Sunday 15 August. The Chancellor didn’t want to say what this emergency vote will be about, but it seems obvious that it will be about Eiffelland intervening in the Pannonian Crisis.
Sources indicated that there is disagreement within the government whether Eiffelland should step in or not. Especially two of the Sociodemocratic Ministers would be against. There are also rumours that quite a lot of Sociodemocratic parliament members would be against Eiffelland joining the war, but despite that the government would still have enough votes to join the war.


15AUG2021

Reichsparlament votes against Eiffelland joining the war 499/501


Today’s emergency parliamentary session had a very surprising outcome. As expected, the government wanted to request permission to help out Remion in the Pannonian crisis. It looked like an easy win for the government at first sight, but the vote had a surprising outcome: 501 parliamentarians voted against. This means that Eiffelland won’t help out Remion.
As per the Eiffellandian constitution, the government can only declare war upon approval by the Reichsparlament. Exceptions to that rule are in the case of an attack on Eiffelland or Al-Magrab, or an attack on an ally. When Remion and Eiffelland would have signed a defensive alliance, joining the war on Remion’s side would have been a government’s decision. But now parliament had to vote on it.
Surprising is, that the complete sociodemocratic fraction, including the ministers and state secretaries, voted against. It already became clear during the debate that many sociodemocrats were against joining the war, but it wasn’t clear that the whole fraction would do so. But that leaves about 50 parliament members of the CDP / PDC, UFD / UDL, LDP / PLD, CRVP / PCCR and TKP / PTC who did not vote according to the party lines. Now the question is: Who are the ones who voted against, and why did they vote against?
In any case, this is going to lead to harsh discussions within the coalition, between the coalition and the UFD/UDL, and within the CDP / PDC, UFD / UDL, LDP / PLD, CRVP / PCCR and TKP / PTC.


16AUG2021

Minister Waagemann leaves SPE / PSE and joins LDP / PLD


Minister of Public Health and Welfare Erwin Waagemann, together with Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Marina Dahles the only members of the SPE / PSE who voted for joining the war on Remion’s side, announced that he cancels his membership of the SPE / PSE to join the LDP / PLD. He indicated that “the SPE / PSE is currently jeopardising Eiffelland’s safety and damaging Eiffelland’s international reputation”: “I cannot cooperate with that, and I can no longer fulfil my duty towards Eiffelland as a member of the SPE / PSE.”
As it appears now, Minister Dahles is also leaving the SPE / PSE. Unlike her, she was rather willing to talk to the press. She said: “A bunch of cowards, that’s what they are. Zimmermann, Taranisse, Adelmann and especially Dupont. What happened in the last day is a shame, For the SPE but also for social democracy.” On the question whether she would also join the LDP / PLD, she answered: “I am a socialist. I cannot join any other party than a socialist one. But Eiffelland’s olderst socialist party, actually Eiffelland’s oldest political party, has degenerated, and the pacifist-socialists are dreamers. I am an uprooted socialist, with no political party in Eiffelland to go to.” Then she walked away, but not without showing for the last time the move that made her famous in Eiffelland. Once she smacked Günther Ziesche, the political leader of the Volksunion / Union du Peuple, in the face with her handbag, once a pushy journalist, once an arrogant businessman making sexist remarks, and many others. Today in front of all the cameras, her path crossed Rüdiger Zimmermann’s path. Rüdiger Zimmermann, the political leader of the SPE / PSE, got a last greet from Marina Dahles in the form of her handbag in his face.


Cabinet falls; sociodemocratic ministers and state secretaries resign

This morning, the ministers and state secretaries of the sociodemocratic SPE / PSE went to the King to offer their resigning. This is the outcome of last night’s cabinet meeting together with the political leader of the UFD /UDL Jacques de Chambéry. The King accepted the resigning of the sociodemocratic ministers and state secretaries. Immediately afterwards, Chancellor Rheinfeld went to the King to discuss the matter further. The outcome of that discussion is, that the elections will take place as scheduled on 7 October 2021, and that the cabinet will continue to govern in a demissionary status until a new cabinet has been appointed. The Ministers Waagemann and Dahles, who left the SPE / PSE earlier today, remain in their functions, Minister Waagemann as member of the LDP / PLD, and Minister Dahles as partyless member.
Meanwhile, the names of the people who voted against their party lines are known. Given the fact that the election lists are not final yet, it could be that things are going to be shuffled now.


18AUG2021

Wife and children Demissionary Chancellor Rheinfeld found murdered


As it became known now, the wife and two younger children of Demissionary Chancellor Rheinfeld were kidnapped last Saturday. The demissionary chancellor and the police decided to keep this news a secret, but today the drama reached its denouement. A wanderer found the dead and heavily mutilated bodies of the wife and younger two children of Demissionary Chancellor Rheinfeld in the Recklinghauser Heide.
It was also made public what the demands of the kidnappers were: The demissionary chancellor had to vote against Eiffelland taking part in the war. One sentence in the demand letter referred to the dimissionary chancellor’s quote “Eiffellandian politicians don’t need Vrijpoorter bankers to get elected”: “It would have been better if you would have opened your ears for Vrijpoorter bankers. They are very hospitable, receive you in comfort, and give you money. But if that doesn’t work, other means are needed to get our way.”
The Reichskriminalamt indicated that “no scenario is excluded in this stage”; “We investigate into all directions. That is everything we can say at this moment.”


Demissionary Chancellor Rheinfeld lays down tasks

Upon discussion with the King, Demissionary Chancellor Rheinfeld temporarily lays down his tasks. Demissionary Minister of Finance and Demissionary Vice-Chancellor Fritschler takes over until Demissionary Chancellor returns. It is unknown at this moment whether Demissionary Chancellor Rheinfeld will return to office, or even to politics. It is rumoured that he has a nervous breakdown.
Meanwhile, it also became known that Demissionary Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Schmelzer will lead the christiandemocrats during the election campaign, and if needed during the formation after the election.


Demissionary Chancellor and parliament members file complaints for kidnapping

As it became known today, Demissionary Chancellor Rheinfeld’s wife and children were not the only victims of kidnapping last weekend. About 20 parliament members filed complaints about kidnapping today. Husbands, wives, children, boyfriends, girlfriends, pets, all became victims of kidnappers this weekend. In one case, the children of a friend of a parliament member were kidnapped. The demands were all the same: Vote against joining the war on Remion’s side. And the parliament members were all from the CDP / PDC, UFD / UDL, LDP / PLD, CRVP / PCCR and TKP / PTC.
It is clear that this is a coordinated action. The link with the kidnapping of the demissionary chancellor’s children is clear. A spokesperson of the Reichskriminalamt said: “We investigate into all directions. This is everything we can say at this moment.”


«Summary of radio item at the Erstes Eiffelländisches Fernsehen; broadcasted around 22:00 local time»

The war in Pannonia is over. Remion withdraws. In an emotional speech, President Hulm blamed the lack of support from the European Forum and the “silence of our friendly countries” for the fact that he felt no longer “capable of asking for further efforts from the Remion families to involve their children in a conflict that sees the disinterest of the regional partners”. Without explicitly naming any country, it is obvious that he laid the blame with Eiffelland. And he has a point with that. Despite all the drama that unfolded during the last four days, it is a shame that Eiffelland could not come to the decision to help out Remion. Indeed, wanting to spare Ostmark from a war with Tarusa is a valid argument, but an attack on Ostmark would have given Eiffelland a wider access to counterattack. That may have become a very bloody and long-lasting war, but it would also have been damaging to Tarusa.
The outcome of the conflict is, that Tarusa is the big winner. Csengia will become Tarusa’s ally.
The government should have understood that Tarusa does not see us as an indifferent neighbour, but as an enemy. An enemy with possibly longer arms than we considered possible, given the fact that nobody was prepared for the possibility that relatives of government and parliament members could be kidnapped to influence decision making.
Another consequence of this war is the image of Eiffelland not willing or able to defend its partners. Eiffelland will have an enormous task for the future. It will have to heavily invest in its armed forces, because nobody will be willing to defend Eiffelland when it gets into war against Tarusa.


22AUG2021

Compromising videos of parliamentarians circulate on the internet


A few hours after the parliament session, compromising videos about several parliament members appeared on the internet. Peter Döhlmann, Yves Lacroix and Richard Stresemann appeared in these videos while having sexual intercourse, but not with their wives. Richard Stresemann was even having sexual intercourse with a man. Salient detail here is that Peter Döhlmann and Yves Lacroix are parliament members for the conservative catholicTKP/PTC, and that Richard Stresemann is a parliament member for the conservative reformated CRVP/PCCR.
Other videos revealed that Alexander Geisler, Philipp Löhrens and Reinhard Pavlovitsch, all three parliament members for the UFD/UDL, accepted briberies in their previous functions, and also as parliament members.
It remains unclear why these videos appear now. They would have been more damaging when they would have been published at a moment that the news would have calmed down. Fact is, that Döhlmann, Lacroix, Stresemann, Geisler, Löhrens and Pavlovitsch voted for Eiffelland joining the war on Remion’s side.
 

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23AUG2021
Wife and children of Demissionary Chancellor buried


After a service in the largest Evangelical church of Marburg attended by the King, the Demissionary Ministers and many other politicians and former politicians, the wife and the two younger children of the Demissionary Chancellor have been buried.



24AUG2021
King appoints four new demissionary ministers


In order to make up for the leave of the Sociodemocratic ministers and state secretaries, the King appointed four new demissionary ministers and six new demissionary state secretaries, all from the CDP / PDC and the LDP / PLD. Louis Vasseur (CDP / PDC) became Demissionary Minister of Internal Affairs, Damaris Engelhardt (LDP / PLD) became Demissionary Minister of Environment, Housing and Country Planning, Heike Bertram-Brandes (CDP / PDC) became Demissionary Minister for Developmental Cooperation and International Aid, and Marc Lombard (LDP / PLD) became Demissionary Minister of Defence. The new demissionary state secretaries are François Maillard (CDP / PDC), Hélène Guérin (CDP / PDC), Monika Schiller (CDP / PDC), Ludwig Ackermann (LDP / PLD), Jules Dumont (LDP / PLD) and Hildegard Schütte (LDP / PLD).
Furthermore, in order to relieve Demissionary Minister Fritschler's current tasks, the King appointed Demissionary Minister of Education and Culture Magda Rädermacher Vice-Chancellor so that she can handle some of the tasks of the Chancellor. Demissionary Minister Fritschler remains the Acting Head of Government.
 
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Refugees from former Pannonia can apply for Eiffellandian citizenship

The Ministry of Internal Affairs indicated in a press release that all refugees from former Pannonia who arrived on 26 August 2021 or earlier, will be offered the possibility to apply for Eiffellandian citizenship. The reason for this decision was indicated to be the "complicated current political situation in Csengia" in which "the probability of consequences for certain individuals may be too high to justify sending the former Pannonians back". Basically, the refugees have three options: Applying for citizenship and start a new life in Eiffelland, staying in Eiffelland under their current refugee status and obtaining a work permit, or returning to Csengia.
Eiffelland will continue to take in refugees from Csengia. A decision about citizenship for Csengian refugees arriving after 26 August 2021 has not been taken yet, but Csengian refugees will get work permits.
Meanwhile, the government is building temporary barracks all over the country for all the refugees. The current policy is to spread the refugees all over the country. The government is succeeding in that.
 

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Demissionary government proposes plan to invest in Bourdignie and Bécs-Altstadt

During the weekly press conference at the Chancellery, Demissionary Minister of Finance and Demissonary Vice-Chancellor Fritschler indicated that the demissionary government will propose a plan to invest in Bourdignie and Bécs-Altstadt to the Reichsparlament for approval. The plan will also contain paragraphs on equipping the armed forces of Bourdidnie and Bécs-Altstadt.


Christiandemocrats propose plan to expand armed forces

The Christiandemocratic CDP/PDC launched a plan to expand and restructure the armed forces. The Navy will benefit the most from this plan, because the number of destroyers and submarines will be increased. The plans also foresee in recruiting 30,000 more professional soldiers, as well as turning the 2nd and 3rd army into combined professional and conscript armies. Currently the 2nd army is a professional army and the 3rd army a conscript army. This currently leads to a bit of a strange situation in Al-Magrab, where currently professional units from the 2nd army and conscript units from the 3rd army are active.
The Christiandemocrats also propose to close a strictly defensive military alliance with Ostmark, as well as laws stipulating that Eiffelland will immediately help out Bourdignie and Bécs-Altstadt when these countries come under attack. When Ostmark and Eiffelland have a defensive alliance, the Eiffellandian armed forces can immediately act to defend Ostmark without the need for approval by the Reichsparlament when it is attacked. The laws on protecting Bourdignie and Bécs-Altstadt would also make it possible to immediately act without asking approval from the Reichsparlament, because the approval has already been given. The alliance with Ostmark is proposed to be a strictly defensive alliance, and should explicitly forbid Eiffelland to use the territories of Ostmark for launching an aggressive war against Tarusa.

OOC: I don't know the exact status of Bourdignie at 28AUG2021 06:00 CEST, so I removed the reference to my troops being present in Bourdignie.
 
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Eiffelland recognises Pannonian passports until 31 December 2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated Eiffelland will recognise Pannonian passports until 31 December 2022. However, holders of Pannonian passports are encouraged to exchange them for Bourdignian, Bécsian, Eugenian or Csengian passports. It was also announced that Eiffelland will technically recognise Csengia to ease formalities, but that this technical recognition does not mean that Eiffelland recognises the current government of Csengia as legitimate.
 

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First school day — And the school students massively drop Rus

As per tradition, the schools start again on the first Monday in September. Also this year. But 2021 is in many ways a special year. In the last two years of the two higher levels of secondary education (the Realschule / École Reale and the Lyzäum / Lycée), the pupils follow classes in nine subjects, and also do the final exams in those nine subjects. The subjects are chosen in 9th grade (Realschule / École Reale) and 10th grade (Lyzäum / Lycée).
There are about 500 secondary education schools where Rus is offered as a choice subject to follow classes and do final exams in. Mostly around 10,000 pupils actually take that opportunity. Also this year, such a number of pupils taking Rus classes was expected. But, unheard of up to now, on the very first school day, pupils massively applied for dropping Rus as school subject and take something else instead. Mostly, Rus is exchanged for a different language, like Pelasgian, Tiburan, Arab or Spanish. The war in Pannonia is almost always cited as the reason for the switch.
Education about a language like Rus, Pelasgian, Tiburan, Arab or Spanish comprises more than just learning the language; it is also an introduction in the culture of the country. But one pupil had a rather harsh answer on that: "Tarusan culture? Come on, that's nothing more than soaking vodka, killing people and dancing on the corpses." An opinion that this news site does not share, by the way.
 
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Police arrest 18 suspected kidnappers; justice for Chancellor's family

During a press conference at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Präsident des RKAs Alain Lebret announced that the suspected kidnappers and suspected murderers of Chancellor Rheinfeld's wife and children have been arrested, together with people suspected of kidnappings of relatives of parliament members in August. A total of 18 people have been arrested in Southern Al-Magrab. They will be flown to Eiffelland in the coming days.
The president of the RKA indicated that the police are still looking for the other suspected kidnappers, but did not want to give more information on them. He did reveal though that an arrestment warrant has been issued for Segimer von Heidemar-Siegen, head of the Segimerish Line of House Heidemar. He is suspected of having planned last month's kidnappings.
 
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Police conduct more arrestments, 21 kidnappers still fugitive

After a series of actions conducted all over Eiffelland and Al-Magrab, the police managed to arrest 117 more people belonging to the group that kidnapped relatives of parliament members before the vote on joining the Pannonian war on Remion's side. A total of 21 kidnappers are still fugitive and are suspected to have fled the country. International search warrants have been issued for these 21 kidnappers. Their bank accounts have been frozen and their assets seized. The Ministry of Finance announced that also the bank accounts of Segimer von Heidemar-Siegen have been frozen, and that his assets have been seized as well.
 

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No more visa for Tarusan citizens; Eiffelland follows Remion with measures against Tarusa

This week's press conference was held by Demissionary Minister of Education and Culture and Demissionary Vice-Chancellor Magda Rädermacher, due to Demissionary Minister Dr. Schmelzer's and Demissionary Vice-Chancellor Fritschler's visit to the First Forum on the Crisis of Rights and Modern Democracies. Her first comment was on the results of the Remian investigations regarding the sinking of the Oyleric. Demissionary Vice-Chancellor Rädermacher indicated that military experts have reviewed the investigation results: "Our assessments confirm the conclusions drawn by the Government of Remion. This was an attack conducted by a Tarusan vessel. This attack against a commercial freighter was totally uncalled for, and conducted in an extremely vicious way, without any concern about the well-being of the crew. The people on the Oyleric were not saved by the Tarusan Navy, they were kidnapped. Tarusa has once more shown its evil face. And more disturbingly, the government of the Tarusan Empire enjoys it when the country is called evil. The only suitable reaction by the democratic world is a sharp condemnation of this act of piracy, this violation of international law, and basically this act of war. We have already informed the Government of Tarusa that we demand the crew of the Oyleric be released. In the meantime, following suit with the Republic of Remion, we have expelled 95% of the diplomatic staff of the Empire of Tarusa from Eiffelland and Al-Magrab. Furthermore, no new visa for Eiffelland and Al-Magrab will be provided to citizens of the Empire of Tarusa until further notice."
 

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Elections in Eiffelland

On 7 October, Eiffelland will go to the ballot box to vote for the Reichsparlament. The 1000 seats of the Reichsparlament are chosen by means of proportionate representation by province. Each of the 16 provinces gets a number of seats based on the number of valid votes cast in each province. The minimum number of seats assigned to a province is 40, however, in order to ensure that smaller political parties still have a chance in the provinces with the lowest number of inhabitants. But this also leads to the situation that for instance in Heilbronn 2.5% of the votes are needed to gain a seat, while in Lotharingen (the province in which Trier is located) only 0.8% of the votes are needed. As a result, the currently smallest parties in parliament only get seats from Lotharingen and Rheinland, i.e. the provinces with the largest populations.
A total of 22 political parties will take part in the elections. All 22 parties have names in German and French. We will discuss the parties that are currently represented in the Reichsparlament, in descending order of number of votes received.

Christlich-Demokratische Partei / Parti Chrétien-Democrate (CDP / PCD)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 23.69%
Current polls: 20-23%
Political leader: Roland Rheinfeld.
Description: This political party is the result of a merger between a Lutheran party and a Tiburan Catholic party. This merger took place in 1920. Since then, this political party took over the role of the conservative Demokratische Volkspartei / Parti Democrate Populaire in Eiffellandian politics.
Since the 1930s, there has been no government without the CDP / PCD. This party even mostly delivered the Chancellor. It always obtained about 30 to 35% of the votes, until the elections of 2018, when it fell down to 22%.
The political stance of this party is centrist to rightwing in economic matters. Concipiated as a Christian Party, its social policies changed between the 1950s and now from taboos on homosexuality, contraception and abortion, to allowing the Sociodemocrats to introduce same-sex marriage, allowing the sale of contraceptive methods, and cowriting the abortion law that is still in effect in Eiffelland (abortion without medical reason alllowed with 5 days consideration time until 12 weeks pregnancy duration) while setting up programs helping single mothers in bad financial situations. The only taboos that this party still has, is euthanasia and legalising marihuana.

Sozial-Demokratische Partei Eiffellands / Parti Socialiste d'Eiffellande (SPE / PSE)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 22.03%
Current polls: 9-14%
Political leader: Rüdiger Zimmermann.
Description: This political party is the oldest political party of Eiffelland. It was also part of the government several times, and delivered the Chancellor between 1949 and 1959, 1970 and 1974, 1982-1986 and 2003-2010. The last Sociodemocratic Chancellor, Horst Jörgens, left the stage in a very dramatic way: He was fired by the King after refusing to resign while a motion of distrust against him had passed, and then suddenly disappeared. He was declared dead in 2017, but rumours go that he is still alive, and that he was seen in Ostmark during the reign of Volkskanzler Grasser.
The political stance of this party is centrist to leftwing in economic matters, and very liberal in social issues. Traditionally the party of the lower and lower middle classes, it is currently struggling to keep its electorate. Always good for 30 to 35% of the votes, it fell to 18% in 2012, but slightly improved since then. The lower class is more and more running away from the Sociodemocrats and to the populist rightwing Volksunion / Union du Peuple. This move seems to have accelerated since a couple of months, while the Sociodemocrats are also losing votes to the Christiandemocrats.

Union für die Freie Demokratie / Union pour la Democratie Libre (UFD / UDL)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 14.97%
Current polls: 12-16%
Political leader: Jacques de Chambéry.
Description: This political party was grounded in 1948 as a split from the original Liberal party. Its stance is rightwing to centrist in economic policies, and very liberal in social stances. It took part in quite a lot of cabinets since the 1960s, but never delivered the Chancellor.

Volksunion / Union du Peuple (VU / UP)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 11.67%
Current polls: 20-24%
Political leader: Günther Ziesche.
Description: The political stance of this party is slichtly leftwing in economic matters, and very conservative in social matters. It is currently a meting pot of racists, anti-vaxxers, practitioners of and believers in natural remedies, and disappointed lower class people who ran away from the Sociodemocrats. It was one of the political parties who were against intervening in Pannonia, and sided with Kovács during the Pannonian Civil War. Nowadays it recognises Csengia as the successor state of Pannonia, and considers Bourdignie, Bécs-Altstadt and Zara part of Csengia. Since the war in Pannonia is over, it wants to expel Bourdignian refugees to Csengia, and does not want to take up new Pannonian refugees.
Most political parties refuse to cooperate with the VU / UP. Even if the VU / UP becomes the biggest fraction, chances are low that it will take part in the government, let alone deliver the Chancellor.

Liberal-Demokratische Partei / Parti Libérale Democrate (LDP / PLD)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 10.98%
Current polls: 8-11%
Political leader: Andreas Fritschler.
Description: Centrist in economic matters, extremely liberal in social matters, this party considers itself the pragmatic compromise in Eiffellandian politics. It was grounded by leftwing Christiandemocrats, leftwing Market Liberals and rightwing Sociodemocrats in 1984. Since then, it is a stable factor in Eiffellandian politics with around 10% of the votes.
The elections in 2018 were historic in the sense that for the first time in history a two-party coalition was impossible. It was the first time that the Sociodemocrats took part in a national government, although it already governed at provincial and municipal level.
The LDP / PLD has a couple of wishes it wants to accomplish. One is the chosen mayor. Another one is the legalisation of euthanasia. A third one is the legalisation of all drugs.

Grün / Vert
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 6.24%
Current polls: 7-9%
Political leader: Franziska Trittin.
Description: The political stance of this party is centrist to leftwing in economic matters with a strong focus on the environment, and very liberal in social matters. It was grounded in 1968.
This party is very vocal about human rights and human rights violations. Furthermore, it wants to legalise euthanasia and all drugs.

Tiburanisch-Katholische Partei / Parti Tiburaine Catholique (TKP / PTC)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 3.45%
Current polls: 3-4%
Political leader: Eduard Bronstein.
Description: This political party stands for Tiburan Catholic values. It is centrist in economic matters and very conservative in social matters. It wants to criminalise homosexual intercourse and abortion.
Since its grounding in 1921 as a reaction to the merger that resulted in the forming of the CDP / PCD. Soon afterwards, it grew as big in the Prince-Bishopric of Heilbronn as the CDP / PCD. Nowadays these two paries constantly fight to become first in Heilbronn, with sometimes the TKP / PTC and sometimes the CDP / PCD in the lead. And then we are talking about 40% shares in the votes.

Christlich-Reformatorische Verfassungspartei / Parti pour la Constitution Chrétienne Réformée (CRVP / PCCR)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 3.38%
Current polls: 3-4%
Political leader: Bernd Schröder.
Description: This political party was grounded by very conservative Calvinist people in 1975. It is comparable with the TKP / PTC, but then based on a very conservative and strict interpretation of the Bible. Its stances are comparable with those of the TKP / PTC, with a prohibiion of vaccines and insurances added to it (disease and insurable disaster are considered decisions from God, and therefore obligated to undergo).

Kommunistische Partei Eiffellands / Parti Communiste Eiffellandais (KPE / PCE)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 1.05%
Current polls: 0.5-1.5%
Political leader: Heinrich Liebknecht.
Description: This party stands for Communism. It was grounded in 1908.

Eiffelländische National-Syndikalistische Partei / Parti National-Syndicaliste Eiffelloretalien (ENSP / PNSE)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 1.03%
Current polls: 0.5-1.5%
Political leader: Horst Grotewohl.
Description: National-Syndicalism disappeared from its birthplace Ostmark, but is still alive in Eiffelland, in the form of the ENSP / PNSE. This party was grounded in 2017, and immediately gained seats.

Anarchistisch-Kollektivistische Allianz / Alliance Anarcho-Collectiviste (AKA / AAC)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: 0.78%
Current polls: 0.5-1.5%
Political leader: Markus Stoph.
Description: The Anarcho-Collectivist Alliance was grounded in 2011, and took its ideas on Josephino Anarcho-Collectivism.

Pazifistisch-Sozialistisch-Demokratische Partei (PSDP) Parti Pacifiste Socialiste Democrate (PPSD)
Percentage of votes in the elections fo 2 July 2020: Not applicable.
Current polls: 2-3%
Political leader: Manuela Hagemann-Faber.
Description: This political party was grounded by members of the Sociodemocrats and Social-Liberals as a reaction on the Government deciding to side with the Bourdignians, Zarans and Bécs-Altstädter. Its stance is leftwing in economic matters and Extremely liberal in social matters. It wants to make drugs and authanasia legal, but most of all it wants pacifism.
 
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