With the election just days away, Germany's traditional political partnerships could be fracturing.
Germany's anti-euro party has won its first state parliament seats following elections in Saxony. However, the ruling CDU conservatives will now need to find a new coalition partner.
Success in Saxony state elections for the AfD, Germany's euroskeptic party, is unsettling for Merkel and her CDU in Berlin. However, the party isn't anything to be afraid of, says political scientist Oskar Niedermayer.
The center-right Christian Democrats have won the election in Saxony, but will need a partner to form a government. They have ruled out a coalition with the euroskeptic Alternative for Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have won the election in the eastern state of Saxony, but they will need a new coalition partner to govern.The anti-euro AfD is set to enter a state assembly for the first time.
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