Projections show the center-left SPD has defeated conservative CDU/CSU bloc. Mathematically, either party could lead the next government if they secure allies.https://t.co/k8qoJRm5YC
— DW News (@dwnews) September 27, 2021
Germany's Social Democrats narrowly won Sunday's national election, projected results showed. The party claimed a 'clear mandate' to lead a government for the first time since 2005 and to end 16 years of conservative-led rule under Angela Merkel https://t.co/PJ3G6q8TrT pic.twitter.com/updjYvaCOf
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 26, 2021
Germany's in for some tough coalition talks ahead.
As first projections put their parties neck and neck, both the Christian Democrats' Armin Laschet and the Social Democrats' Olaf Scholz have staked their claim to lead the next government.
— POLITICOEurope (@POLITICOEurope) September 26, 2021
These pics of Angela Merkel covered in birds are now a meme and it's sehr gut 🦜 https://t.co/H3wHsJIY4X
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) September 26, 2021