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Today is election day

Coat of Arms North Rhine Westphalia

Elections are being held in Germany’s most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), today. Latest polls show that the ruling coalition of conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and Free Democrats (FDP) is in danger and may not be re-elected again.

Because the same coalition makes up Germany’s government under Angela Merkel at the moment, this election is also seen as a response to their work so far.

You can read more here in this article:
Voting underway in crucial German state election

The results will be posted here later tonight (German only):
Statistics for the 2010 elections in North Rhine-Westphalia

Update May 25:
I wrote another article containing election results and a first analysis (click)



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