Center Left Social Democrats Win German Elections on Sunday

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On Sunday Germany's social Democrats, led by Olaf Scholz, won the elections with 25.7% of the vote which was ahead of Angela Merkel's CDU conservative block which won 24.1% of the vote. The SPD said they will try to form a three-way alliance to lead the country with the greens and the liberal free Democrats.

Angela Merkel and the conservative CDU has governed Germany for the last 16 years. Merkel did not seek re-election as the country's Chancellor for a fifth term.