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Political Vocabulary in German

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Political Vocabulary in German

die Politik – politics

der Politiker – politician (feminine: die Politikerin)

der Kanzler - Chancellor (feminine: die Kanzlerin)

die Wahl – election, vote (pl. die Wahlen)

der Wähler – voter (feminine: die Wählerin)

der Wahltag – election day (pl. die Wahltage)

die Kampagne – campaign

die Abstimmung – poll, ballot, voting (pl. die Abstimmungen)

der Kandidat – candidate (feminine: die Kandidatin)

der/die Abgeordnete – Member of Parliament (pl. die Abgeordneten)

die Politikwissenschaft - political science

vor der Wahl - before the election

kurz vor der Wahl - just before the election

nach der Wahl - after the election

Tag der deutschen Einheit – German Unity Day (3rd of October)

Bundesrepublik Deutschland (BRD) - Federal Republic of Germany

das Bundesland - federal state (pl. die Bundesländer)

der Bundestag – German Parliament

der Fraktionschef – faction leader

Jede Stimme zählt! - Every vote counts!

Jeder darf nur einmal abstimmen! - Everyone can only vote once!

Wen hast du gewählt? - Whom did you vote?

Das ist mein Geheimnis - That is my secret.

Niemals sag ich`s Dir - I will never tell it to you.

„Wir sind alle bestimmt, zu leuchten, wie es die Kinder tun!“ - „We are all meant to shine, as children do!“ - Spiritual activist Marianne Williamson (Nelson Mandela used the quote in his Inauguration Speech, 1994)

aus politischen Gründen - for political reasons

Asylrecht in Deutschland - Asylum law in Germany, Right of asylum in Germany

Asyl- und Flücht­lings­po­li­tik in Deutsch­land - Asylum and refugee policy in Germany


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