The Latest: Center-left incumbent leading German state vote

Top-candidate of the Green Party, Anja Piel, casts her vote at a polling station in Hessisch Oldendorf, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. About 6.1 million residents are eligible to vote in Sunday’s state election in Lower Saxony. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats hope to oust the Social Democrats of current governor Stephan Weil. (Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP)


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