A new mayor for Differdange
John Hoffmann is expected to take on the role as Differdange's next mayor if current mayor Claude Meisch takes on a ministerial post in the new government.
Differdange Alderman Jean Lorgés was widely tipped to succeed Meisch but he told the Luxemburger Wort on Tuesday that he decided not to run for the post, leaving Hoffman as the sole DP candidate.
A surprised Hoffmann said he had “never imagined becoming mayor ahead of the last elections”. A practicing physician, he said he plans to remain active in the medical field while cutting back on his hours to commit more time to the role of mayor.