18.05.2021

Position Seehofer refugee

About 48 percent of German respondents surveyed by the Institute Emnid public opinion, I believe that the Minister of internal Affairs of Germany Horst Seehofer should leave his post.The Minister of internal Affairs of Germany Horst Seehofer (Horst Seehofer) has damaged the perception of the policy of the German authorities in the eyes of the public, entered into a dispute with Chancellor Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel) on refugees. The confidence expressed by 69% of respondents. The result of the survey Institute Emnid public opinion publishes Sunday, July 8, the newspaper Bild am Sonntag.

While only 19 percent said the opposite. Arguing about whether Seehofer to leave his post, 48 percent responded positively. About 41 percent of in turn felt that a politician can stay in office.

For Merkel however, the situation was different. About 49 percent believe that her actions in this situation had a negative impact on the population’s attitude to politics. Another 46 percent gave the opposite answer.

Prepopulate – record

At the same time, according to a survey Emnid right populist “Alternative for Germany” (ADH) for the first time set a record for popularity among voters, strengthened by three percentage points and received the support of 17 percent of respondents. A similar rate (17 percent) and the fraternal partner, the CDU and CSU in the ruling coalition – the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD).

The Christian democratic and Christian social unions, chaired by Merkel and Seehofer lost by two percentage points. In the elections for them would vote only 30 per cent of survey participants.

The Grand coalition has scored 47 percent of the vote. Thus, if voting in elections were held next Sunday, the CSU, the CDU and the SPD have not been able to win the majority of seats in the Bundestag.

Ahead of the elections to the Landtag

The results of the “Union-90″/”green”, the Free democratic party and the Left party remained unchanged at 12 and nine percent, respectively.

The study was conducted during the period 28 June to 4 July, it was attended by 1894 people.

According to observers, the obstinacy of the head of the Christian social Union Seehofer with which he insisted on their proposals in the debate about migrants, can be connected with the upcoming October elections to the Bavarian Landtag. Here the ruling party, the CSU risk short part of the votes that may accrue to the right-wing populists of ADH, sharply critical of immigration policy Merkel.

Poll: More than half of Germans are dissatisfied with the government

The debate about migration policy in the coalition affected the image of the German government. According to the survey, the ARD, the government Merkel unhappy more than half of the respondents.According to a poll Deutschland Trend of the German socio-legal organisations of the ARD, published on Thursday, July 5, to the work of the Federal government of Germany with the approval applies only 21 per cent of the population of Germany. This is 16 percentage points less than in the previous month. About 78 of respondents said that they are unhappy or “rather dissatisfied” with the current government. Journalists believe that this result brought the conflict in the ruling party on the issue of tightening immigration policies.

The dispute over the refugees affected and the rating of parties. The Christian democratic Union (CDU), compared to last year, lost 15 percentage points. The work of the party met only 36 percent of respondents. Activities of the Bavarian partner of the CDU – Christian social Union – granted about 20 percent of respondents. More than half of the respondents believed that the party puts its own interests above the government. According to the survey, the least one percentage point lost the Social democratic party (SPD). 38 percent of respondents were satisfied with the activities of the party.

The stable rating Merkel, popularity Seehofer fell

The fall has affected not only government and party rating. According to ARD, dramatically decreased the popularity of the leader of the CSU Horst Seehofer (Horst Seehofer), who began the dispute over the refugees – his rating fell 16 percentage points to 27 percent. Three quarters of respondents believe that Seehofer their actions weakened the position of the CDU/CSU. The rating of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has not practically changed. According to the Deutschland Trend, it was supported by 48 percent of respondents.

Respondents ARD the people of Germany believe that in today’s political dialogue enough attention on the search for a solution to the migration issue, but too few topics of education, affordable housing, social policy and issues in the field of elderly care.

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