Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) affair sits at the top of the list. Below are the Social Democrats (SPD), the Free Democratic Affair (FDP), the Left Party, the Greens and the Christian Social Union (CSU). And there, at the actual bottom, are the Pirates.
At about 2:20 a.m. bounded time, back the alignment managing the federal elections appear the voting after-effects for all of Germany's 16 federal states on its Web site, the nation saw a fresh ability sitting on the seventh rung of the political ladder: The Pirate Affair had managed to get 2 percent of the vote.
Granted, it's not abundant for the affair to access the German government, back a political affair has to get 5 percent of the vote to do that. But for political newcomers like the Pirates, this can be interpreted as a success account advantageous absorption to. In abounding ample German cities, they alike got as abundant as 3 percent of the vote. And they were decidedly accepted amid first-time macho voters, from whom they ability accept won as abundant as 13 percent of the vote.