Germany: Merkel Gains Popularity

If you could directly elect the federal chancellor, who would you vote for?

Mar. 2008 Feb. 2008 Jan. 2008
Angela Merkel (CDU) 62% 54% 62%
Kurt Beck (SPD) 20% 25% 22%
Neither / Other / Not sure 18% 21% 24%

Source: Infratest-Dimap
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,500 German voters, conducted from Mar. 3 to Mar. 5, 2008. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

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