German poll puts Merkel’s conservatives down 2.5 points

Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc fell 2.5 percentage points to 32.5 percent, its lowest level since the 2013 election, an INSA poll in Germany’s top-selling Bild newspaper showed on Tuesday.

The poll also put the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) up 1 point at 12.5 percent. INSA tends to put the AfD slightly higher than most other polling institutes. (…)