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Merkel suffers loss in election: exit poll

Merkel's conservatives suffered an embarrassing loss of support in elections in her home state.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives suffered an embarrassing loss of support in elections in her home state today,exit polls suggested,but they could still cling on to a share of power.

According to exit polls released by television channel ARD,Merkel’s Christian Democrats mustered 24.0 per cent of the vote in the northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania,a decline on the 28.8 per cent they won in 2006.