Although voting will take place on Saturday, Angela Merkel could remain in power for another six months.
Experts are predicting a messy outcome to the election as no one single party is predicted to secure a stranglehold on the results.
Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform, suggested Mrs Merkel “will have to stay on as a caretaker government” while coalition talks take place, which could take half a year or more.
There are currently five different coalition options on the table
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