November 17, 2022 17:02 GMT
Chancellor Scholz Sees Approval Slump In Latest Poll
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Latest opinion polling from FGW/ZDF on the approval of Chancellor Olaf Scholz slump, with the two most prominent Green members of his Cabinet occupying to top places.
- Evaluation of important politicians, Scale from -5 to +5: Annalena Baerbock (Green): +1.0 (+0.1), Robert Habeck (Green): +0.9 (+0.1), Olaf Scholz (SPD): +0.5 (-0.4), Karl Lauterbach (SPD): +0.1 (-0.2), Markus Soeder (CSU): -0.2 (-0.2), Christian Lindner (FDP): -0.2 (-0.1), Freiderich Merz (CDU): -0.4 (-0.2), Christine Lambrecht (SPD): -0.5 (+0.2), Sara WagenKnecht (Linke): -0.6 (+0.1), Alice Wiedel (AfD): -2.5 (+0.2). Fieldwork 8-10 Nov, chgs w. 21 Oct.
- Rising inflation and slowing growth have both served to hit the popularity of Scholz, while Foreign Minister Baerbock and Economy Minister Habeck have each benefited from hard-line public comments regarding Russia's invasion as well as from Green opposition to Chinese firm taking a stake in the port of Hamburg (a controversial project domestically).