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Current election polls by Forsa

Latest polls from Forsa

Rating of parties

Institute often rates AfD lower
In 36% of election polls Forsa rates AfD lower than the general election trend of all institutes.
Institute often rates BSW lower
In 55% of election polls Forsa rates BSW lower than the general election trend of all institutes.

What are significant differences?

The PolitPro election trend, which calculates a time-weighted average value of current election polls, serves as a comparison value. A poll value is considered higher/lower if it is more than one percentage point higher/lower than the election trend. The overview shows all parties for which there is a deviation in a particular direction in at least 30% of the institute's election polls.

Accuracy in elections

Average deviation
On average, party poll results in Forsa pre-election polls deviate from the actual result by 1.2 percentage points.
Average ranking
Compared to other institutes' accuracy in pre-election polls, Forsa's average ranking is 8.1.
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Forsa for RTL & n-tv

The Forsa Institute was founded in 1984 and regularly conducts polls published by RTL and n-tv. Forsa says it uses computer-assisted telephone and personal interviews as well as online panels to gather opinions. In the past, there have been repeated controversies surrounding surveys conducted by Forsa due to inaccurate questions.