Alternative for Germany leaders Björn Höcke (right) and Alexander Gauland celebrate their party’s election results in Erfurt, Germany, in 2019, when voters in Thuringia elected a new state parliament. The AfD now has 88 members in Germany’s federal parliament, more than 12% representation.

Bjoern Hoecke, chairman of the far-right Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) in Thuringia and top candidate of the party for the state elections, 2nd of right, celebrates together with AfD Federal Chairman Alexander Gauland, 2nd of left, after first results in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. The citizens of the German state Thuringia elected their new parliament during this day. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)