The preliminary final result shows that the centre-left SPD (S&D) under Olaf Scholz wins the plurality in the 2021 national parliamentary election.
Germany’s CDU/CSU conservatives and their Social Democrat rivals were virtually tied in the national elections, exit polls showed, leaving open who will lead the next government as Angela Merkel prepares to step down.
Germans went to the polls in a national election too close to call, with the center-left Social Democrats mounting a strong challenge to retiring Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives.
what people are saying?
WhoMeWorried The SPD did not “win” in the American sense, voters gave it a mandate to build a coalition government, whether the potential coalition partners are willing is another matter. CDU/CSU could offer them more policy concessions.
Florian Eder For the first time ever, the Greens won a Bundestag constituency in Bavaria, with 27.4 percent of the votes in Munich-South.
SomethingIsFischy Alas, SPD looks 3% short of being able to get a mjority in Parliament without the FDP.