Angela Merkel suffers drubbing in Berlin vote due to migrant angst

September 18, 2016 5:13 PM

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Angela Merkel suffers drubbing in Berlin vote due to migrant angst

Angela Merkel’s CDU polled 18%, down from 23.3% at the last election in 2011, with the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) remaining the largest party on 23%

Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks on Sunday, with support for her Christian Democrats (CDU) plunging to a post-reunification low in a Berlin state vote due to unease with her migrant policy.

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