Question 55 of 117 in In the News 2020
Started Jun 19, 2020 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jan 01, 2021 07:59AM UTC

Before 1 January 2021, who will be elected to be the next leader of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party?

A race to succeed Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer began when she announced unexpectedly in February 2020 that she would step down as CDU party leader (BBC). A leadership vote is expected in December 2020 (Foreign Brief, Euractiv).

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Name Probability
Armin Laschet 16%
Friedrich Merz 21%
Norbert Röttgen 6%
Someone else 46%
A new leader will not be elected before 1 January 2021 11%

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