CDU overtakes AfD ahead of Saxony-Anhalt election – INSA poll

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives have edged ahead of the right-wing AfD party ahead of Sunday’s regional elections in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, a poll showed.

The INSA poll for Bild newspaper put Merkel’s CDU party on 27%, up 2 points from last month. The AfD held steady at 26%, the poll showed.

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