The second General Election of the year was held.
Issues. As it has been in the past, and as it is likely to be in the future, the overshadowing issue was whether Germany is to continue a Republic or revert to an imperial regime. The Experts' Plan played some part, but, generally speaking, only the extreme elements opposed it.
Parties. In Germany there are seven main parties and a number of "mushroom" parties of little or no significance.
Republicans include: Social Demo-cratic Party, moderate Socialists rep- resenting the working classes; the Democratic Party, liberals representing the...