The anti-establishment party Alternative for Germany is now the most popular party in East Germany according to a new poll.
AfD proposes to control immigration into Germany and poses a radical challenge to Germany’s Government made up of a grand coalition between the centre-left and centre-right party.
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The CDU has dropped 5 points to 23% whilst the AfD has jumped by the same amount to 27% in East Germany.
The left-wing SPD has slipped into a meagre 4th place on 15%.
The new poll represents a major struggle for the establishment in Germany.