Sunday, September 26, 2021

German Election: No Clear Winner To Form The Next Government


Daily Mail: Angela Merkel set to stay on as Germany's leader for MONTHS as rival parties battle to lead country's government after her CDU-CSU alliance suffers worst-ever election result 

* Germans have been deciding who will be governing them for the next four years 

* Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down after 16 years in power 

* Germany appears to be on course for lengthy haggling to form new government 

* Exit polls say race between Social Democrats and Mrs Merkel's CDU is very close 

* Partial count shows Social Democrats with a slender lead over the Union bloc 

* Both parties laid claim to lead the country's next government on Sunday evening 

* About 40 per cent have cast ballot by post, which are not included in exit polls 

Germany's center-left Social Democrats and outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel 's center-right bloc both laid claim to lead the country's next government, even as projections showed the long-time leader's party heading for its worst-ever result in a national election. 

The outcome appeared to put Europe's biggest economy on course for lengthy haggling to form a new government, while Mrs Merkel stays on in a caretaker role until a successor is sworn in. 

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WNU editor: It looks like she is still going to be Chancellor for the next few months .... Leading parties tied in German election, meaning Angela Merkel could remain Chancellor for months (ABC News Australia). 

More News On Germany's Elections  

Live: SPD makes strong gains in Germany as CDU marks worst election result post-war -- France 24  

German election live: Social Democrats edge ahead in chancellor race as CDU plunges to historic low -- The Guardian  

Germany votes: Projections give Social Democrats narrow lead -- DW  

Merkel’s bloc stumbles badly in Germany; horse-trading ahead -- AP  

German elections: Centre left take narrow lead in tight vote -- BBC  

SPD narrowly ahead in exit polls for Germany's landmark election but final result uncertain -- CNN  

German election: Merkel successor Laschet’s conservatives & Scholz’s social democrats TIED in exit polls as coalition talks loom -- RT  

Germany heads into unknown as rivals scramble to lead next government -- France 24

1 comment:

Jac said...

Without a leading country, Europe is going to be weaker...even it was supposed to be impossible.