March 27, 2022 – 7:09 p.m. Clock
BERLIN (DPA) – Left coalition leader John Whistler has expressed his disappointment over his party’s performance in the state elections in Charland. On Sunday evening Whistler said, “It was a very bitter evening.
According to initial estimates, the Left in Charland received only 2.6 to 2.7 percent of the vote – the equivalent of a bitter defeat. So you have to leave the state parliament in Saarbrucken.
“These are really hard losses, a catastrophic outcome. We were in double digits in Charland, we’re up 21 per cent there,” Whistler explained. Whistler said the worst election results were certain because of the “great disagreement” between the left in Charland. There have been two left-wing factions in the state parliament recently. Whistler said the overall look of his party there was “people no longer trust us”. Whistler said the recent resignation of former Left leader and co-founder Oskar Lafontaine was detrimental to party colleagues. “Of course this is a tough blow for the left in Charland.” To regain lost hope, the decision must now have “immediate consequences.”
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