Berlin elections

John Riceburg: Die PARTEI – maybe next time

Whether you'd vote for them or not, we've already begun missing Die PARTEI's hilarious campaign. To cap off his experience of the election season, John went to the satirical party's party. more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: Fragmented Volk

The Berlin election results are a big thumbs down for the status quo. more

Sep 19, 2016 2:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Berlindecision 2016

If you’re an Anglophone reader who by a twist of lineage and law finds themselves eligible to vote here, do it! And don’t be confused about it either. Konrad's walks you through it. more

Sep 12, 2016 1:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

John Riceburg: Why I wouldn't vote

Just 11 more days until the elections. John doesn't think any of the parties would deserve his vote. more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Seymour Gris: An Autobahn through Friedrichshain?

A new inner city highway no one really wants could destroy the chances of a progressive city government after the September 18 election. more

Aug 23, 2016 1:00 PM The Berlin Blog 4 Comments

Seymour Gris: Return of the AirBnB monster...

You thought Berlin had a plan to get rents under control? Think again! Because of a recent court decision regarding the so-called AirBnB ban, it looks like we're on the way back to the same old shithouse. Gris explains. more

Aug 13, 2016 4:10 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Konrad Werner: I saw the sign 2016

Since last week, the streets of Berlin, or their lampposts, have been littered with them: campaign posters for the September city elections. Konrad Werner gives the good (intentions), bad and WTF?! more

Aug 9, 2016 1:00 PM The Berlin Blog

John Riceburg: Screw you, Senat! (And good for you, PARTEI!)

We won: 738,124 Berliners voted to save the Tempelhofer Feld. Even though foreigners were excluded. And Die PARTEI won – the satirical party got just enough votes for a seat in the European parliament. more

May 26, 2014 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

Amok Mama: Ahoy, matey

Jacinta Nandi voted for the Pirates in the end. And she's not really certain why, either. more

Sep 19, 2011 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 4 Comments


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Konrad Werner: Suck on Klaus's toffee

Klaus Wowereit suits Berlin, apparently. That's why his campaign team thinks we should vote for him. If that doesn't work, a bit of blackmail will do. more

Sep 16, 2011 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog


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Sep 15, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist


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Sep 15, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist


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Sep 15, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist

More from our Berlin election package special. Our guide to the biggest small parties on the ballot. Freaks, rebels and the right – exactly what else is out there aside from the big five? more

Sep 15, 2011 9:00 AM People

EXCLUSIVE interview: Green party mayoral hopeful Renate Künast. Exberliner's crack political team chatted up Renate to find out why she was best suited to run Berlin. more

Sep 14, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist

Interview: Mayoral incumbent Klaus Wowereit. As Berliners prepare to go to the polls this Sunday, Mayor Klaus Wowereit speaks about his priorities for the German capital. more

Sep 14, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist

A short timeline of the Green Party in Berlin. more

Sep 13, 2011 9:00 AM People

Maybe you find local politics a bit boring, but even if the subtleties of German politics pass you by, you probably haven’t missed the fact that on September 18 Berlin goes to the polls. If you're a registered EU citizen you even get a local ballot! more

Sep 12, 2011 9:00 AM People 1 Comments

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