“Schulz’s SPD ahead of Merkel’s CDU in third poll” – POLITICO

Center-left party records best DeutschlandTrend result in a decade.

German’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) has overtaken the conservative Christian-Democrat CDU for the first time in ten years in the DeutschlandTrend poll published by broadcaster ARD Friday.

The survey indicated the SPD, which picked former European Parliament President Martin Schulz as its candidate for chancellor in the September 24 vote, would win 32 percent of the vote if elections were held today, just ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU on 31 percent.

Source: – POLITICO

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