Now it is so far - the results of Parliament elections in Germany are announced. Angela Merkel's party Christian Democratic Union (CDU) triumphal victory with 41,5% guaranteed it the majority in Bundestag. Second score got Social Democrats - 25,7%, at the same time it is the second worst elections result in the history of the party. The rest of the Parliament chairs will be divided between Left and Green Parties, which finished with relatively similar achievement: 8,6% and 8,4% respectively. But even their own positive result did not make the Left Party so excited as the loss of Liberal Party (FDP). Free Democratic Party did not gain necessary 5% to be represented in the Parliament. Now the intrigue is who will become the coalition partner of the CDU, which FDP used to be before. Another surprise of elections 2013 along with the loss of the Liberals is strickingly high score (4,7%) of the Eurosceptics Party - Alternatives for Germany (AfD). Although they did not reach 5%, such unexpected support of Euro-critics gives a hint about their growth as a political force based on people's feeling of insecurity about the European policy.
OneEurope's reporters captured the night before the elections in Berlin. Representatives of the news agencies from the whole world were accomodating for the long exciting Sunday in front of Reichstag. Berliners at the same time were watching spectacular multimedia presentation about Germany's political and historic way to democracy through the last century. Witnessing country's most prominent personalities and crucial historic moments would motivate citizens to make their best choice.
Do you consider the results of German elections predictable? Which party would be the best coalition partner for Christian Democrats? The success of Eurosceptics is it an accident or a growing tendency? Can it affect the European policy?
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