The Christian democratic Union (CDU) of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to interim results of the elections to the land parliaments of Baden-württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt, suffers significant losses. This is evidenced by data released on the website media company ARD Sunday, March 13, and updated in real time.
According to the information at the moment, in Baden-württemberg, the CDU gaining more than 27 percent of the votes, giving the party 40 seats in Parliament. In this earlier representatives of the party held 60 seats in the land Parliament. In Rhineland-Palatinate, the party is gaining around 32 percent, she may get 35 seats in Parliament. Earlier, the party had 41 seats in Parliament. In Saxony-Anhalt CDU has also previously been 41, however the results of these elections, it can only get 36 parliamentary seats — the party gaining 30% votes.
In Rhineland-Palatinate, the social Democrats ruled in a coalition with "green" in Saxonia-Anhalt in power was a "Grand coalition" headed by the representative of the CDU, the second by value in it were the social Democrats.
Preliminary results of these elections does not allow the CDU to form a similar coalition, especially given the fact that the SPD loses votes. In Baden-württemberg the CDU party was not a part of the ruling coalition, in this land, the coalition consisted of green and SPD.