Five months before the start of the national elections in Germany, according to 6 out of 10 exit-poll, the party “Union 90 / Green” leads, overtaking the ruling “Christian Democratic Union” of the current Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, reports The Guardian.
Most public opinion researchers, including Pollytix Strategic Research, put the Greens in the lead in the election race for the first time since June 2019. The publication notes that in Germany, unlike France and Italy, the ruling CDU party remains in the leading positions after the outbreak of the pandemic, but their support also allowed the Greens to gain 27% of the vote.
A possible candidate for the post of Federal Chancellor from the” greens “ Annalena Berbock after the upcoming elections may be in a favorable situation with the opportunity to choose with whom to conclude a coalition for leadership in the Bundestag.
Previously opposed to Nord Stream 2, the Green Party has become the most popular in Germany.