LKS 20231008 (From L) top candidate of the Greens Tarek Al-Wazir, German Interior Minister and top candidate of the social democratic SPD party Nancy Faeser, Hesse's State Premier and top candidate of the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party Boris Rhein and top candidate of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party Robert Lambrou take part in a TV-talk at the State Parliament of Hessen in Wiesbaden, western Germany, as first exit polls were released of regional elections in the western federal state of Hessen on October 8, 2023. LEHTIKUVA / AFP, AFP / LEHTIKUVA / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV