Thursday

17th Aug 2017

Ticker

Public support for Merkel drops 12% since July

Public support for Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel has dropped to 47%, down 12% from 59% last month, the last time the DeutschlandTrend survey was conducted on behalf of German public broadcaster ARD. Support for the CDU-CSU union now stands at 34%, Social Democrats (SPD) 22%, Greens 13%, the Left 9%, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) 12%, and the liberal Free Democrats 5%.

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