The Deputy of the state Duma explained the high turnout in the elections in Germany

© RIA Novosti / Timofeeva angelinajolie the South-East of Berlin cast votes for Merkel. 24 Sep 2017The Deputy of the state Duma explained the high turnout in the elections in Germany© RIA Novosti / angelina Timofeeva

He was a member of the state Duma for relations with Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany Alexander Remezkov («Fair Russia») believes that the high political voter turnout in the elections in Germany connected with a bright political struggle, which is reflected in the media, and the fact that Germans appreciate their right of expression.

Earlier on Sunday it was reported that the citizens of Germany, according to the number of regional election commissions who actively vote in elections to the Bundestag. In Hamburg, which is a separate Federal land, at 11.00 (12.00 GMT), the turnout was 37.4%. In Munich, the turnout at 12.00 (13.00 MSK) amounted to 57.1%. According to the electoral Commission of Berlin, which, like Hamburg, is a separate Federal state, the turnout as of 12.00 (13.00 GMT), was 27.2%. The turnout in the largest Federal land Northern Rhine-Westphalia, as of 12.00 (13.00 MSK) amounted to 40%.

«In my opinion, there is the whole political pre-election struggle is much brighter… there is a struggle of more powerful groups, political parties, which in turn spills out in the media and (other — ed) various stimulating voter tools. (Attached — ed.) more to ensure that the voter came to the polls,» said Remezkov RIA Novosti.

The MP stressed that the population in Germany is active and caring. «In my opinion, the Germans in their temperament, mentality punctual and appreciate their right to expression, (possibility — ed.) to implement it», — expressed his opinion the MP.

Polling stations closed at 18.00 (19.00 GMT). The final picture of the election results in General will be known closer to Monday morning. Results on Monday will publish the website of the Federal electoral Committee Germany. Not later than 30 days after the election, must pass the first organizational meeting of the new Parliament, thus the final results of the election will be deemed approved.

In total, the elections of the Bundestag of the 19th convocation attended by representatives of 42 parties, the entrance barrier to the Parliament — 5%. On party lists elected by 34 enterprises, eight parties had nominated candidates in the constituencies.