Election Officials In Germany Receive Police Protection After Receiving Right-Wing Threats

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Saxony election officials in Germany will receive police protection after receiving hate mail and threats when the state's election body disqualified several far-right AfD candidates from an upcoming poll on Tuesday, according to Deutsche Welle. Local police said they would stand guard at all future election committee meetings following the committee's decision to disqualify several of the Alternative for Germany candidates from the September regional elections. The election body cited invalid selection procedure for their decision, approving only 18 of the 61 nominees from the right-wing party."In our letterboxes, we've received a few comments about what's happening, both positive and...

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