The German Election, Public Subsidies, Polls, and Proportional Representation

This past week, Germany had its election, resulting in Merkel’s re-election, albeit with a lower share of the popular vote, and her junior partner, SPD, having their worst showing in over 100 years. The big story is the far right AfD got 13% of the popular vote which is not unusual in most Western European… Continue reading The German Election, Public Subsidies, Polls, and Proportional Representation