Germany’s Greens Shoot Into First Place In Poll, Overtaking Merkel’s Conservatives | 5/27/2019 | Staff
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners fell to an all-time low.

The poll, asking voters which party they would back in a national election, showed the Greens at 27% support, one point ahead of Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU bloc.

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It suggests a trend which saw the Greens surge past the SPD into second place in a European election a week ago has only intensified since.

The Greens were now nine points ahead of their result in a poll conducted a week before the European vote, while the CDU was down by two points.

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The SPD, one of Europe’s flagship center-left parties, was down five points to 12%, putting it just a...
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