SPD Bundestag group chief Andrea Nahles is a party chairman, Martin Schulz. At party congress in December, she did not wish to run for SPD presidency, said Nahles to newspapers of editorial network Germany. Even after party day on 9th of December it will remain.
Speculation that she could grasp all power in party is "nonsense," said Nahles. "SPD chief is Martin Schulz, and he stays re as well. There is broad support and great solidarity for him. "
The failed chancellor candidate Schulz was elected as SPD chairman in March with a hundred percent. He wants to come back in early December. The Social Democrats had reached ir worst post-war result at Bundestag election with 20.5 percent. The former Labour minister Nahles was n elected to group chairmen.Cheers and criticism
Schulz is considered to have been struck because of election result in party. He was "wrong candidate", former mayor of Hamburg, Klaus von Dohnanyi, had said. But SPD chancellor candidate still has many followers: during a first election campaign in Lower Saxony, Schulz was celebrated on Wednesday.
Until Landtag election in Lower Saxony on 15 October, SPD has decreed unity. But even after that, leadership apparently wants to stand by him. The deputy party leader Manuela Schwesig, Prime minister in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, also completed his candidacy as SPD chairman. "No, this question does not even arise," said Schwesig. DieSozialdemokraten would have "a very good chairman" with Martin Schulz, who will be back on party congress. Dafürhabe his "full support". For many, Schwesig is regarded as an example for East German politicians and as an upcoming woman in SPD.