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Merkel's Christian Democrats Win Election in Germany's Biggest State

  • As per reports, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union won a state election in their center-left rivals' stronghold on Sunday.

    Merkel's Christian Democratic Union won vote of 33% in the election for the state legislature, while the Social Democrats trailed on 31.2%.

    The Social Democrats' election result on Sunday was their worst in North Rhine-Westphalia so far.

    Social Democrat, Martin Schulz, mentioned that it was a difficult day for the party and a difficult day for him personally.