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28.10.2021 – 23:55

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Thursday, October 28, 2021, 11:55 p.m.

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Use only with reference to the source ‘DeutschlandTrend im ARD-Morgenmagazin’

Merz is ahead of candidates for the CDU chairmanship

When it comes to the future appointment of the CDU party chairmanship, the citizens do not have a clear favorite. But 23 percent trust Friedrich Merz to take over the office, 19 percent consider Norbert Röttgen to be the most suitable. 11 percent are in favor of Jens Spahn, 6 percent for Ralph Brinkhaus and 5 percent for Carsten Linnemann. A good third of those surveyed (36 percent) cannot or do not want to commit themselves to the question at the moment.

Friedrich Merz is clearly ahead in his own ranks: 36 percent trust him to be party chairman. One in four (25 percent) thinks Norbert Röttgen is suitable, Jens Spahn would prefer 14 percent, Carsten Linnemann 9 percent and Ralph Brinkhaus 6 percent. 10 percent of CDU supporters cannot or do not want to choose between the named politicians at the moment.

Higher prices as a climate and environmental protection measure controversial, support for speed limit on motorways

Against the background of the price increases of the last few months, citizens increasingly consider rising prices to be unsuitable as a contribution to environmental and climate protection.

A speed limit of 130 km / h on motorways is currently considered by 60 percent to be the right measure, in June 2021 it was 57 percent.

39 percent can accept an increase in the price of animal foods (48 percent in June 2021). 19 percent think a sharp increase in the price of petrol makes sense (22 percent in June 2021). 14 percent believe that higher energy prices, for example for electricity or gas, are correct.

Sunday question: SPD continues strongest force

If the general election were on Sunday, the SPD would get 26 percent of the vote. The Union would be the second strongest force with 22 percent. 16 percent would choose the Greens. The FDP would get 13 percent of the vote, the AfD 10 percent and the Left 4 percent. Overall, a future government coalition made up of the SPD, the Greens and the FDP would receive 55 percent of the vote.

In comparison, the results of the federal election on September 26, 2021. Here the SPD was 25.7 percent and the Union was 24.1 percent. The Greens were at 14.8 percent and the FDP at 11.5 percent. The AfD reached 10.3 percent and the left 4.9 percent.

Study information

The DeutschlandTrend is a random-based telephone and online survey by Infratest dimap on behalf of the ARD morning magazine. From October 26 to 27, 1,239 eligible voters in Germany were surveyed (810 telephone interviews and 429 online interviews). Missing 100 percent values ​​mean: don’t know / no answer.

The error tolerance is between 2 (with a proportion of 10 percent) to 3 (with a proportion of 50 percent) percentage points. The complete examination can be requested by telephone on 0172 – 24 39 200 (Agency Ulrike Boldt).

The questions in their wording:

  1. Various politicians are currently under discussion for the CDU party leadership. In your opinion, which of the following politicians is most likely to be the new CDU party leader? Friedrich Merz, Norbert Röttgen, Jens Spahn, Ralph Brinkhaus or Carsten Linnemann?
  2. The following is about measures that can contribute to environmental and climate protection. Please indicate in each case whether the following measures are going in the right direction or in the wrong direction for you.
  • A general speed limit of 130 km / h on motorways
  • The rise in the price of food such as meat, milk, sausage, cheese and eggs
  • A greater increase in the price of gasoline
  • Higher energy prices, e.g. for electricity and gas

3. Which party would you vote for if there were general elections next Sunday?

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