Following the Bavarian poll, federal politicians work out what it means for the national vote.
The German Green Party has called on the government to re-assess Germany's list of "safe countries of origin." The party believes that many countries on the list, especially Ghana and Senegal, are not safe at all.
Germany's conservative interior ministers have released their much-vaunted "Berlin Declaration," which included plans for a partial ban on full-face veils in public. But rules on dual citizenship will remain the same.
Despite being a UK Labour member of parliament, German-born Gisela Stuart was a leading figure in the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union. Her decision raised eyebrows, particularly from those in Germany.
A student in the German town of Osnabrück won't be allowed to wear her veil to class. The decision comes at a time of heated discussion concerning a nation-wide burqa ban in Germany.
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