German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s government has seen its lowest approval ratings since coming to power in 2021. The far-right continues to see a surge in support.
Despite efforts to project unity, Germany’s ruling coalition is failing to win back the approval of voters, according to the latest “Deutschlandtrend” survey published Thursday (31.8.).
The latest figures show record lows for Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s government, while the opposition conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) as well as the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) continue their upward trend.
The Deutschlandtrend representative survey of 1,310 eligible voters was carried out by pollster infratest from July 28 through August 30.
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Update: Support for German government at all-time low, poll finds, as concerns over economy grow — Anadolu Agency
WNU Editor: IMHO Germany is already in a recession …. Germany is heading into a recession caused by its green energy policies, its politicians warn, as the country is labelled the ‘sick man of Europe’ for its stagnating economy while Brexit Britain sees growth (Daily Mail). And if this is a cold winter, the energy shock that will then grip Germany will only worsen what little support the German government currently has.