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14.10.2018 - 21:01 [ New York Times ]

Merkel’s Bavarian Allies Bleed Votes to Center-Left Greens and Far Right

The election result, which also saw the Ms. Merkel’s other coalition partner, the Social Democrats, collapse and fall behind the far right, is certain to reverberate in Berlin, where some see it as a harbinger of further losses for Ms. Merkel’s conservatives, already at a postwar low. In two weeks, her party is expected to lose ground — and possibly the whole election — in another regional election, in the state of Hesse.