German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and her successor as chairman of the Christian Democratic Union, Armin Laschet. Photo: A German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and her successor as chairman of the Christian Democratic Union, Armin Laschet. Photo: A
German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and her successor as chairman of the Christian Democratic Union, Armin Laschet. Photo: A
Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel’s party braces for drubbing in German state polls

  • Public anger over a corruption scandal and a series of pandemic setbacks poses a challenge for Chancellor Merkel’s conservatives
  • The votes for new regional parliaments in Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Wuerttemberg are seen as a bellwether ahead of September’s general election

Topic |   Angela Merkel
German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and her successor as chairman of the Christian Democratic Union, Armin Laschet. Photo: A German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and her successor as chairman of the Christian Democratic Union, Armin Laschet. Photo: A
German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and her successor as chairman of the Christian Democratic Union, Armin Laschet. Photo: A
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