MOSCOW (Sputnik) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc, made up of the Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU), holds a 12-percent lead over the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and enjoys the support of 37 percent of Germans, a fresh poll revealed on Tuesday.
According to the INSA poll, the SPD is projected to gain 25 percent at the upcoming general elections. The public support both for the CDU/CSU and the SPD remained unchanged since August 8.
The Green Party is set to receive 7 percent of the public support, according to the survey.
The poll was conducted on August 11-14 among 2,025 people.
Germany’s parliamentary elections are slated for September 24.