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State elections in Bavaria deal heavy blow to Merkel's conservatives

Green Party's top candidate Bavaria Ludwig Hartmann (left) and co-leader of the Greens Robert Habeck (right) celebrate with their supporters during an election party after the Bavaria state election in Munich on Oct 14, 2018.
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BERLIN - The erosion of the party system in Germany proceeds at a rapid rate.

In Sunday's (Oct 14) state elections in Bavaria, the once established parties have again suffered significant losses.

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