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 […]

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 […]