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Germany faces problems in forming a coalition

Germany faces problems in forming a coalition

Lana Hetzel, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Germany held federal elections on Sept. 24, and a coalition government has yet to be formed. Germany’s electoral system utilizes a form of proportional representation in which each voter gets two votes, one for a candidate of their choice and the other for a party. Germany’s federal parliament i...