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Elections in Germany's North Rhine Westphalia - key facts

Contributed by NAMPA / DPA.

Dusseldorf (dpa) - The election in Germany's western state of North Rhine Westphalia on Sunday is wide open - which was historically not at all the case.
Home to the Ruhr region with its heavy industry, North Rhine Westphalia was long a bastion of the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SDP), but those days are long gone.
Since 2017, the state - regional capital Dusseldorf - has been ruled by a centre-right coalition made up of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the pro-business liberal ...

 

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