For her candidacy voted almost 90% of the delegates.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the ninth time became the Chairman of the party Christian democratic Union (CDU). For her candidacy voted 89.5% of delegates to the party Congress in Essen.
Other candidates for the position of party Chairman was proposed.
Angela Merkel leads the CDU for almost 17 years. Two years ago for her re-election voted 96.7% of the delegates. And the best result Merkel’s party election was in 2012 – then she voted for 97.9% of the delegates.
In November it became known that Angela Merkel will run for the post of Federal Chancellor for the fourth time.
The majority of Germans is in favour of Merkel remains as Chancellor for a new term. Such a desire expressed by 55% of respondents, 39% are against. It is noted that the popularity of the leader of the CDU among voters for the last time significantly increased.
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