Shakeup in Berlin – German 2021 elections

The upcoming German federal elections are already dubbed ‘historic’: Veteran Chancellor Angela Merkel will step down after 16 years in office while her conservative CDU/CSU union is polling at historic lows and trailing the Social Democrats, who are in pole position ahead of the 26 September vote.

From the contenders vying to replace Merkel to the post-election coalition game: EURACTIV brings you the essence of what is happening in Berlin.

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