German polls 'narrowing' as Merkel strives for third term
20 September 2013 Last updated at 22:47 BST
Germans head to the polls on Sunday, in an election which many commentators are now suggesting is too close to call.
Angela Merkel is on course to win a third term as Chancellor, but the German political system means she will need to form a coalition, and there is no indication yet as to who with.
Gavin Hewitt reports from the campaign trail in Munich.