CDU, Die Linke, AfD all outperform in East

A triple set of state-level opinion polls has been released today by public broadcaster Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk covering national parliamentary voting intentions across three regions in the centre and south of East Germany. The results will be a delight for Chancellor Angela Merkel, with her Christian Democrat party (CDU) strongly outperforming already high nationwide scores of […]

Resurgent CDU in best poll since January

Today’s weekly Forsa survey for Stern and RTL shows Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU adding national momentum to its big weekend regional victory in Nordrhein-Westfalen. At 38 per cent, the CDU achieves its best voting intention score with Forsa since 18 January. Moreover this is the best poll for the Christian Democrats with any of Germany’s […]

Northern test is next for Merkel and Schulz

One month tomorrow, on 7 May, 2.8 million citizens of the north German state of Schleswig-Holstein will elect a new regional parliament – in the second of three such votes before September’s national parliamentary election. Today’s Infratest dimap poll for regional broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) is therefore timely. Snug against the Danish border, Schleswig has […]