Lower Saxony Holds State Elections


David McAllister , incumbent gubernatorial candidate of the German... News PhotoCandidate,Capital Letter,Christian Democratic Union,David McAllister - German Politician,Democracy,Election,Following,German Social Democratic Party,Germany,Governor,Hand,Handshake,Hanover,Horizontal,Incumbent,Looking,Lower Saxony,Politics,Showing,Social Democratic Party,Stephan Weil,Television Show,Voting,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesHANOVER, GERMANY - JANUARY 20: David McAllister ( R), incumbent gubernatorial candidate of the German Christian Democrats (CDU), shakes hands with Greens Party candidate Stefan Wenzel on a television news show as Social Democrats (SPD) candidate Stephan Weil (C) looks on after initial poll results gave the CDU the highest number of votes following elections in Lower Saxony on January 20, 2013 in Hanover, Germany. Many see the Lower Saxony election as a bellwether for national elections scheduled for later this year. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)