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Elections in Germany. Projected distribution of seats in the Bundestag

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Sunday elections in Germany did not clearly determine the winner. According to the exit poll, the two largest groups won 25 percent of the vote each. Deutsche Welle has prepared a forecast for the distribution of seats in the Bundestag with such an election result.

As it follows from exit poll poll conducted for the public German television ARD, in Sunday elections both Social Democrats (SPD) and Christian Democrats (CDU / CSU) won 25 percent of the vote each. Other exit polls give the SPD a slight advantage.

Distribution of seats in the Bundestag

Deutsche Welle has prepared a forecast of the distribution of 730 seats in the Bundestag.

CDU / CSU – 200 seats;
SPD – 197;
Greens – 119;
AfD – 87;
FDP – 87;
Left – 39;
SSW (South Schleswig Voters Association) – 1.

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Who for Merkel?

Chancellor Angela Merkel will resign after 16 years. However, it is not certain who will replace it. There are two main candidates running for the chancellor’s seat, the leaders of the largest groups – Olaf Scholz with SDP i Armin Laschet from the CDU. However, the exit poll results do not give any answer as to which of them will triumph.

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