The alliance of CDU / CSU political parties wins the elections to the German parliament. This is evidenced by the exit-polls data published after the closure of polling stations, the correspondent of 112 Ukraine from Berlin reports.
So, the party of Angela Merkel is gaining 32.25%. The second place, as predicted, is occupied by the Social Democratic Party of Martin Schultz, gaining 20% of the votes. On thre third place - the party Alternative for Germany, it has 13.5%. In total, 42 parties took part in the elections. Let's note, the entrance barrier in the elections is 5%.
The voters' activity was 41% (as of 16:00 local time, 17:00 - Kyiv time).
Earlier we reported that in a number of German provinces, voter turnout exceeded the figures registered during past parliamentary elections. These are the data regarding individual election commissions, writes Spiegel.
In particular, in North Rhine-Westphalia, as of 12:00, about 40% of voters already voted, while in the 2013 elections this figure was 37%.
In the capital of the country, Berlin by 12.00 voted 27.2% of citizens, which is 0.1% higher than four years ago.
In Hamburg, 37.4% of the citizens voted (35.4% in the previous elections), in Munich, by the afternoon, 57.1% of voters came to polling stations, which is 12.8% more than in the previous elections.