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.
Party leader Martin Schulz opened the event with an apology for the party's worst-ever election results. The SPD plans to hold a vote on entering preliminary talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU later in the day.
Is Angela Merkel already under pressure less than a month after re-election? The German chancellor has fought back after her party's poor performance in Lower Saxony and the rise of a "new" conservatism in Austria.