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Classics Elections in Germany: How the Bundestag has changed since 1949

21:05  27 september  2021
21:05  27 september  2021 Source:   lemonde.fr

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 The CDU presents your campaign for the general election. Common election posters of Armin Lashet with Hans-Georg Maaßen will not exist. © Photo: Kay Nietfeld / DPA CDU Secretary-General Paul Ziemiak introduces the election posters of the party on which members are to be seen instead of models. In the past decade, the Job of the CDU Secretary-General must have been a fairly routine thing in Bundestag election fighting.

in a graph - since 1949, the composition of the German Parliament has never been fragmented: with 28% of the seats, the SPD ahead of little CUU-CSU.

Angela Merkel's party recorded on Sunday, September 26, a historic decline in the federal Parliament. After the federal elections, the CDU / CSU only obtains 196 seats (26.7% of Bundestag mandates). It is the worst result for the right formation since the creation of the Federal Republic, in 1949 - the party never got less than 34% of the seats, it is even the only one to have already reached the absolute majority ( in the federal elections of 1957).

If the OLAF SCHOLZ SPD comes in mind with 28% of the seats in the Bundestag, it is far from a record for the Social Democratic Party, which had already obtained 46.7% of the seats in the Federal Parliament, then That Willy Brandt was Chancellor, in 1972.

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, on the other hand, for the Greens (Die Grünen, associated with the Alliance 90), the 118 seats constitute a record - even if the party hoped more. With 16.1% of the mandates in the Bundestag, the ecologist training records its best score and will be able to weigh on the constitution of a government. Because, now, it will have to get along three to govern.

The Liberals of the FDP are progressing slightly from 11.3% to 12.5% ​​of the seats. The radical left, Die Linke, on the other hand, declines from 9.4% to 5.3%. The alternative far-right party for Germany also records a decline in its seats from 13.3% to 11.3%.

What political forces in the Bundestag since 1949? This graph represents the composition of the Bundestag, the German Federal Parliament, of the 1949 legislative elections to those of 2021. Pass your mouse over the Type finger on the graph to display the number of members. Source: Federal Electoral Committee Elections in Germany: a crumbled political landscape, extremes contained and a victory contested between CDU and SPD

Coalition government: German friends, do not drag! .
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