Low Voter Turnout Does Not Distort Democracy

Karl-Rudolf Korte

Universität Duisberg-Essen

Prof. Dr. Karl-Rudolf Korte is Professor of Political Science at the Universität Duisberg-Essen, where he focuses on the political system of the Federal Republic of Germany. He is also the Director of the NRW School of Governance.

AICGS Non-Resident Fellow Prof. Dr. Karl-Rudolf Korte sits down with heute.de to discuss the role of Bremen Mayor Jens Böhrnsen in the low voter turnout and explains why the new government will still have a high degree of legitimacy.

Read the full interview here.

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