60 million people are eligible to vote in Germany's general election for the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, on September 24, 2017.
The "Bundestag" is Germany's main legislative body. Its over 600 members are elected every four years in a mixed system of constituency and list voting. Here you can find an automatic compilation in chronological order of DW content related to this year's Bundestag election.
Chancellor candidate Martin Schulz wanted to present himself as open, honest and down to earth in his book. But the SPD leader emphasized his new book is not an election manifesto. Volker Witting reports from Berlin.
100 days from now, Germans will be heading to the polls. Until then, DW will be taking the country's pulse. Earlier this week, two of our reporters set off for a special election road trip. Today they are in Dresden in eastern Germany, a polarized city between right and left.
After its defeat in the North Rhine-Westphalia state election, the center-left SPD has rejected a coalition with Angela Merkel's CDU. The news might be a boon to the resurgent business-friendly FDP - also nationally.
The election result in North Rhine-Westphalia has confirmed the trend on the federal level: Chancellor Angela Merkel is a big step closer to a fourth term. Her SPD opponent Martin Schulz has been considerably weakened.
The FDP emerged victorious from the pivotal state election in Germany's most populous state and now have their eyes firmly on Berlin. Here's what you need to know about the small party that could hold the keys to power.