On Sunday September 24, German citizens will head to the polls to elect their new government in the last in a string of pivotal national elections to be held across Europe this year.
Incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel is hoping to secure her fourth term in power, but with anti-establishment opponents continuing to capture segments of the electorate it is likely that she will fall short of the support required to secure a majority.
The means she would have to strike another coalition deal with one or more of the country’s opposition parties.
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