Germans to vote on new parliament, economy remains major election issue

Germans to vote on new parliament, economy remains major election issue
Germans to vote on new parliament, economy remains major election issue

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. (Photo: AP/Jens Meyer)