On 26 September it will be decided who will enter the 20th German Bundestag. 47 parties and more than 6000 candidates are available for election. Follow all the events, results and reactions in our live ticker for the federal election.
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- Angela Merkel is stepping down as chancellor after nearly 16 years. CDU boss Armin Laschet, SPD Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Greens co-leader, Annalena Berbock, are applying for his successor. He is also the top candidate of his party.
- Tino Krupalla and Elise Weidel form the top pair for Germany’s option. The FDP enters the race with party leader Christian Lindner, and the leftist party with Dietmar Bartsch and Janine Wiesler.
- Polling stations close at 6 pm. After this, the initial forecast of the election results of the parties will also be available. After this, more estimates are made about every hour. The preliminary official final result will not be available till Monday night. However, the first forecasts are in line with preliminary results with the exception of a few tenths of a point and a few seats.
- In addition to federal elections, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania And Berlin The state parliament was also newly elected. There is also a referendum in Berlin About the “socialization” of large real estate companies.
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