BERLIN | Merkel allies brace for big setback in German state election

11Oct - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



BERLIN— This weekend’s state election in Bavaria has been casting a long shadow over German politics for the past year — and the aftershocks could cause more turbulence for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s struggling national government.

Polls suggest that Bavaria‘s center-right Christian Social Union party, which has run the region for 61 years, is heading for its worst performance since the 1950s on Sunday. It appears to be losing voters on both the right and left despite enviable prosperity and unemployment at a rock bottom 2.8 percent.

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