Germany Has Voted Merkel Wins German Election, Has Majority for Center-Right Government

German voters re-elected Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday and allowed her to ditch the center-left Social Democrats from her government and form a coalition with her preferred partner, the pro-business Free Democratic Party, instead, according to reliable projections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured a second term in office following Sunday's vote: "I am happy to have achieved a great thing."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured a second term in office following Sunday's vote: "I am happy to have achieved a great thing."

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Photo Gallery: Victory for Angela Merkel
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Photo Gallery: Victory for Angela Merkel

Photo Gallery: Germany Goes to the Polls
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Photo Gallery: Germany Goes to the Polls

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