The last three public opinion surveys (03-10 April ) suggest the German Christian Democrats (CDU) are building a convincing lead over their junior coalition partners, the Social Democrats.

The latest polls by INSA suggests a slim 1,5% lead, but two surveys by Civey and Forsa indicate a 5-6% lead. In absolute numbers, the CDU of Chancellor Angela Merkel is in the region of 33%-to-36%, while SPD of the former President of the European Parliament, Martin Schultz, is in the region of 30%-to-31,5%...

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