Although it has not been that long since the articles of the previous special
issue devoted to the 2017 Bundestag election and its aftermath have been
published, the political situation in Germany appears to have stabilized.
After almost six months without a new government, German politics has
sunk back into a kind of late-Merkel era normality. Public opinion polls continue
to show that the CDU/CSU is slightly above its election outcome, the
SPD is still down in the 17–18 percent range, the FDP has lost about 2 percent
of its support, while the AfD, Greens and Left Party are up 1–2 percent.
If the inline PDF is not rendering correctly, you can download the PDF file here.