Bundestag election 1949

Election to the 1st German Bundestag on 14 August 1949

Federal result
Specification Votes 1 Number of seats incl. Berlin deputies
Number %
Persons entitled to vote 31,207,620 X X
Voters, voter turnout 24,495,614 78.5 X
Invalid 763,216 3.1 X
Valid 23,732,398 96.9 X
SPD 6,934,975 29.2 136
CDU 5,978,636 25.2 117
F.D.P. 2,829,920 11.9 53
CSU 1,380,448 5.8 24
Others 6,608,419 27.8 80
KPD 1,361,706 5.7 15
Independents 1,141,647 4.8 3
BP 986,478 4.2 17
DP 939,934 4.0 17
Zentrum 727,505 3.1 10
WAV 681,888 2.9 12
DKP/DRP 429,031 1.8 5
RSF 216,749 0.9
SSW 75,388 0.3 1
EVD 26,162 0.1
RWVP 21,931 0.1

1  In 1949 each voter had only one vote.