LIVE BLOG: German election night 2013
The Local · 22 Sep 2013, 15:30
Published: 22 Sep 2013 15:30 GMT+02:00
Millions of Germans headed to the polls on Sunday to elect Angela Merkel for another four years at the helm of Europe's biggest economy. The Local covered all the twists and turns with our exclusive reports from the parties in our live election blog.
You can read our latest election stories here.
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The Max-Eyth-See in Stuttgart. Photo: DPA.
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