Merkel’s centre-right coalition loses lead over opposition -poll

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

An Enmid poll in Germany show’s the current ruling party losing its lead:

  • Merkel’s party at 40 percent
  • Her coalition partner, the Free Democrats (FDP), lost one point to 5%
  • The main opposition parties remained steady: the Social Democrats (SPD) at 25%
  • the Greens 13%
  • Linke 8%
  • Gives opposition parties (only the main ones shown above, full details at link) a combined 46%, one point above Merkel’s coalition

Germany’s election is on 22 September, a loss for Merkel is likely to be a net euro negative

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