Luxembourg elections: ‘One winner — three options’

Luxembourgh elections

The opposition conservative-liberal Democratic Party (DP) led by the outgoing mayor of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, won an additional four seats to reach a total of 13. This puts it on an equal footing with the Socialist Worker’s Party (LSAP), led by outgoing foreign affairs minister Jean Asselborn, which was a member of the previous coalition government.

“There was no political earthquake in Luxembourg,” argues Luxemburger Wort, which outlines three possible coalitions: CSV-LSAP, CSV-DP, or what the newspaper argues is a less likely three-party alliance between the LSAP, the DP and The Greens. For his part, Juncker, who has been in power for 18 years, has demanded a renewed mandate to lead the country.

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