2017 German Federal Election

Poll: Merkel’s Party in Dead Heat with Opposition

A regular poll of German voters shows the populist Alternative for Germany party slipping further amid infighting in its ranks, while Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and its main challenger, the Social Democrats, remain in a dead heat.

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Merkel’s Party Slips Further in Polls

Angela Merkel’s party continues to fall from favour with German voters, according the the latest poll for Bild on Sunday. Polling organisation Emnid’s figures show that the percentage of people intending to vote for the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its sister

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