Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) is still the most popular politician in the Federal Republic of Germany. According to an Insa survey, Söder scores 160 (plus 3) points. Insa conducts surveys every week. Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) follows in second place with 157 points. Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) receives 131 points (minus 2), Friedrich Merz (CDU) 100 points (minus 6), Norbert Röttgen (CDU) 97 points (plus 1) and Armin Laschet (CDU) 93 points (minus 4).