This week, two major political parties in Germany confirmed their selection for candidates who will lead their parties into federal elections this September with the aim of succeeding Chancellor Angela Merkel.

As party leaders and members deliberated, Professor of Communication in Politics and Civil Society Andrea Römmele offered her analysis on the candidates and campaigns to several media outlets, including in the Financial Times and for ARD's Tageschau. The Green Party announced Annalena Baerbock as their top candidate; the CDU/CSU conservative alliance have selected Armin Laschet.

20 April 2021 - Financial Times - “Greens’ Baerbock hopes to somersault to top of German politics”
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19 April 2021 - Arte Journal - Evening Edition
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