The election campaign is nearing the finish line, and politicians are doing everything and anything to grab votes. We hit the campaign trail to reveal some innovative ways parties are pitching voters.
They stand at boules court in a small town in the Harz region, or on a large national television stage. They may go to a shisha bar or celebrate at a neighborhood street party in one of Berlin's Kiez districts. Germany's election campaigners have come up with all sorts of ideas to grab the limelight. And they're getting attention, not just from party loyalists, but all sorts of people. Our reporters traveled across Germany to document diverse campaign events.