The survey found that Merkel was supported by 39 percent of voters, while Schulz was supported by 38 percent. Anzeigen und Inhalte können basierend auf einem Profil personalisiert werden. In November German Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Angela Merkel backed the candidacy of Social Democratic Party (SPD) politician Frank-Walter Steinmeier for the German presidency.. Erkenntnisse über Zielgruppen, die die Anzeigen und Inhalte betrachtet haben, können abgeleitet werden. Never miss a story again — sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll keep you up to speed! REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke, © AFP 2020 / JOHN MACDOUGALL, 'Uneasy Relationship': Trumponomics Makes New US President Unpopular With Germans, New German FM Presents Continuity for Russia As Steinmeier Heads for Presidency, Muslim Spy Scandal Deepens Rift Between Germany and Turkey, Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU). 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Germany's Social Democrats, who share a coalition government with Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and the Bavaria-based Christian Social Union, have reshuffled in a bid to unseat the Chancellor this autumn after 12 years in power. Post limit reached. Details zum Tracking finden Sie in der Datenschutzerklärung und im Privacy Center. Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. "Gabriel has made himself unpopular in the coalition (with the CDU/CSU union) with his demand for the gradual lifting of sanctions.". The post of Federal President is a largely ceremonial one, and the President is appointed by Germany's political parties and a congress of public figures, instead of a public election. Please review our Privacy Policy. Daten können verwendet werden, um Benutzerfreundlichkeit, Systeme und Software aufzubauen oder zu verbessern. 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"At a time when there is unrest and instability around the world, sending a signal of stability — and so the conservatives supporting Steinmeier's candidacy — is in my view right and important," Merkel said in November, explaining her decision. CDU-Wahlplakate-2017 (9) Published July 1, 2017 at 5000 × 2813 in Wahlplakate CDU Wahlplakate 2017 SPD FDP AFD NPD Piratenpartei NSU AfD Angela Merkel Linke Rechte Grüne Violette freie Wähler Tierschutzpartei Bundestag Landtagswahl In all language versions of the sputniknews.com websites any comments posted can be edited. The administration has the right to block a user’s access to the page or delete a user’s account without notice if the user is in violation of these rules or if behavior indicating said violation is detected. It forms the CDU/CSU Bundestag faction, also known as the Union, with its Bavarian counterpart the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU). Press release no. 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For the Union, on the other hand, the deterrence of Russia and protection of NATO partners in the East are at the forefront," Die Zeit reported. WIESBADEN/BERLIN – At today’s meeting the Federal Electoral Committee determined the final result of the election to the 19 th German Bundestag. Eine Verarbeitung der auf Ihrem Gerät gespeicherten Informationen wie z.B. Besuchen Sie zeit.de wie gewohnt mit Werbung und Tracking. Then the Federal Returning Officer announced the final election result in the Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders Bundestag building in Berlin. The current President is 76-year-old Joachim Gauck, who announced last year that he will not seek a second term in office after his five-year term expires in March, citing his advancing years. Bei der Bundestagswahl 2017 ist der Frauenüberhang nochmals größer geworden, weil vor allem männliche Wähler in den mittleren Altersgruppen zur AfD und zur FDP abwanderten. 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