Sept. 26, 2021
Sept. 26, 2021 to Sept. 27, 2021
German voters head to the polls on Sept. 26 in a landmark general election that will decide who will succeed Angela Merkel as the nation's Chancellor.
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The race is too close to call, with recent polls suggesting that many voters are unimpressed with the choice they face. Laschet's Union bloc - which long enjoyed a lead - is polling level with or even slightly behind Scholz's long-moribund Social Democrats, with the Greens a few points back.
Single-camera live stand-up positions outside the CDU party headquarters (available Sept. 26 only).
Single-camera live stand-up positions at a polling station in central Berlin (available Sept. 26 only).
Single-camera live stand-up positions outside the Reichstag Building in Berlin (available on Sept. 27 only).