German regional elections present crunch test for Merkel's party

German regional elections present crunch test for Merkel's party

Today·2021-03-14 13:02

BERLIN - German voters go to the polls on Sunday in regional elections in two western states that pose an early test of the conservative Christian Democrats' prospects of retaining power in a federal vote later this year.

Chancellor Angela Merkel, in power since 2005, is not seeking re-election in September and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is already missing the 'Merkel bonus' she has brought them with four consecutive national election victories.

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