German Far-Right Party Ahead In East Before Regional Votes | 7/13/2019 | Staff
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has taken the lead in the east of the country ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU), just a month before regional elections there, an opinion poll showed on Sunday.

The AfD is favored by 23% of voters in the former east, ahead of the CDU on 22%, the far-left Linke on 14%, the Greens on 13% and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) on 11%, according to a poll in the Bild am Sonntag newspaper.

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The AfD entered Germany’s national parliament for the first time in 2017 as the third largest party, helped by voter anger at Merkel’s decision to welcome asylum seekers from the...
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