Merkel's Man Falls Short: German Presidential Election Goes to Second Round

30th June 2010, Comments 0 comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel's nominee for the largely ceremonial post of German president, Christian Wulff, failed to secure the necessary absolute majority in the first round of voting in the Federal Assembly on Wednesday. A second round of voting will now be held in a matter of hours. The shortfall is embarrassing for Merkel.

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