Germans to vote on new parliament, economy remains major election issue
On September 22nd, Germans will head to the polls to elect a new chancellor. Chancellor Angela Merkel is up for a third term. The latest polls show that Merkel and her party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), have a strong lead over their nearest rival, the Social Democratic Party (SPD). We take a look at the candidates and the top election issues with Andreas Kluth, the Berlin bureau chief and Germany correspondent for The Economist.
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