Elections in Germany

Germany’s Left Must Find a New Strategy to Stop the Rise of the Right

April 18, 2017

Michael Brie, of Germany’s Die Linke, explains that the German left needs to strengthen solidarity with those who have been excluded from Germany’s economic successes

German Regional Vote Strengthens Chancellor Merkel for September General Election

March 31, 2017

Despite the social democrats’ recent rise in polls, their lack of common ground with the Left Party makes unseating Merkel more difficult, says Victor Grossman in Berlin

Berlin Election Outcome Signals Merkel’s Tenuous Grip on Chancellorship

September 23, 2016

The Social Democrats and Greens might attempt to partner with left parties in order to stay in power, says Victor Grossman

Merkel Wins While Her Government Loses Majority

September 24, 2013

Christian democrats soar, liberals leave parliament, social democrats likely coalition partner

Berlin Vote is Another Blow for Merkel

September 19, 2011

Euro News: Angela Merkel’s conservatives are set for a heavy defeat in a significant election in Berlin