Germany’s SPD slip in polls after choosing new leftist leaders

Euronews | Dec 7, 2019 at 4:02 PM
  • Support for Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) has fallen after members last week chose as leaders a leftist duo who are sceptical about remaining in government with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, a poll showed on Saturday.
  • The party is struggling to recover after weak regional and European election results and a six-month leadership campaign.
  • The poll put Merkel’s conservatives up 1 point at 28% and the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) also up 1 point at 14%.