According to the preliminary results, the black-green coalition in Hesse still has a majority in the new state parliament - but only one seat ahead. CDU and SPD lose heavily. The Greens become the second strongest party in the state.
The CSU crashes and needs coaltion partners to govern in the future. The SPD falls to a new low. The winners of the state elections in Bavaria are the Greens. Free Voters, AfD and FDP are also happy with their results.