German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the new CDU leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer have won in the politicians-Ranking of the “trend barometer” of RTL and n-tv clearly. Merkel is after the farewell from the CDU presidency continues to be at the top of the leaderboard. In the survey conducted by the opinion research Institute Forsa, you comes at the question of who the country is in good hands, to 60 points on a scale of 0 to 100. This is ten points more than in September, as the media group RTL announced on Wednesday. At the time, Merkel had been on a par with the Green-chief Robert Habeck at the top of the Rankings.

“the turn of The Year 2018/19 is felt, contrary to many assumptions in the public debate, most citizens in Germany, a Chancellor, twilight,” said Forsa chief Manfred Güllner of the media group RTL.

To place the new CDU leader, Kramp-karrenbauer, the improved eleven points and 55 points. She was elected at the beginning of December to Merkel’s successor at the party helm. Kramp cart Builder, inferior rival, Friedrich Merz, have, however, except in the case of AfD followers, not a very big sympathy, said Güllner. Merz, for its involvement in Federal government and party leadership of the CDU business wing, comes to 37 points and ranked 11 out of the 17 surveyed politicians. So he is but the Minister of health, Jens Spahn and the SPD Leader, Andrea Nahles, who both received 33 points.

Green-chief Habeck is unchanged to 50 points in third place of the Rankings, according to him, the SPD Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz (47 points).