On Friday morning, the Bundestag discussed the electoral law reform. It got heated, but surprising friendships were also formed. There was even a plot twist at the end. Those were the most important moments.
Actually, such an electoral reform is a pretty dry matter. It’s about complicated questions about basic mandate clauses, second vote cover and overhang mandates. The debate on this in the Bundestag was anything but dry. The President of the Bundestag has had to call for calm several times. Again and again members of parliament intervene, shout back and forth between the benches, hardly a speech without questions and short interventions. It was the really big exchange of blows in the Bundestag star noted the most exciting moments of the debate.
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