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Much is at stake for Angela Merkel in Bavaria's state election. A poor result for her conservative allies could lead to more government instability. But the election also signals bigger changes in German politics.

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Germany at a crossroads after Bavarian poll debacle 15.10.2018

The drubbing of the mainstream parties in Bavaria's election didn't come as a surprise. But the outcome could have serious repercussions for Germany's political landscape.

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Bavaria elections: Voters at polls in divisive vote 14.10.2018

In what some have described as a bellwether for German politics, millions of Bavarians are casting their votes in state elections. With the CSU expecting a poor performance, the poll could spell trouble for Merkel.

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Record-low support for Angela Merkel's government 18.10.2018

Support for the country's ruling parties is dwindling as the Green party and far-right AfD continue to surge. Some Germans are worried about the status quo, but many believe the changes are good for democracy.

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Poll: Alternative for Germany (AfD) more popular than Social Democrats (SPD)