Germany’s Pirate Party, Greens Gain in Voter Poll, Bild Reports

Voter support for Germany’s Pirate Party increased 1 percentage point to 10 percent, according to a weekly poll compiled by INSA-Meinungstrend for Bild newspaper.

The Green Party gained 2 percentage points and would attract 15 percent if national elections were held on April 29, according to the newspaper. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union and its Bavarian sister party dropped one percentage point in voter favor to 35 percent.

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