BERLIN Germany’s Social Democrats have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives in an view poll carried out by Infratest dimap for the to start with time considering that Oct 2006, in advance of a September federal election.
The poll place the SPD, which has attained power considering that nominating previous European Parliament President Martin Schulz as its applicant, on 32 per cent although Merkel’s conservative bloc was on 31 per cent.
The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) was on 11 per cent, the Greens on 8 per cent and the far-remaining Linke on 7 per cent.
The poll of one,047 persons was carried out from Feb. 20 to 22.
(Reporting by Michelle Martin and Joseph Nasr Enhancing by Madeline Chambers)