Political Parties React To Election Results


Peer Steinbrueck , chancellor candidate of the German Social... News PhotoArrival,Berlin,Bestof,Broadcasting,Candidate,Chancellor,Christian Democratic Union,Democracy,Election,Following,German Green Party,German Social Democratic Party,Germany,Government,Horizontal,Juergen Trittin,Peer Steinbrueck,Politics,Receiving,Social Democratic Party,Topics,Topix,Voting,Waist Up,ZDFPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 22: Peer Steinbrueck (L), chancellor candidate of the German Social Democrats (SPD), and Juergen Trittin, co-lead candidate of the German Greens Party (Buendnis 90/Die Gruenen), arrive for the Elefantenrunde live television broadcast at ZDF studios following federal elections in which the German Christian Democrats (CDU) received 42% of the vote on September 22, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Germany is holding federal elections that will determine whether current Chancellor Angela Merkel of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) will remain for a third term. Though the CDU has a strong lead over the opposition, speculations run wide as to what coalition will be viable in coming weeks to create a new government. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)