Posted Monday 6 September 2021
It's election time in Germany and this time it's different, not least because long-time chancellor Angela Merkel is no longer standing for re-election. This article from Germany's Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung summarizes what the upcoming election is about. We have hand-picked several sentences you can reuse to talk about political parties, opinion polls and elections.
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the Greens succesfully placed themselves before the SPD
they played the race out between themselves
a candidate to be taken seriously
the Greens' upswing
the interplay of three factors
the polling figures have shown it is capable of winning a majority
the elections ended with the victory of the incumbents
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