Bundestag election 1953

Election to the 2nd German Bundestag on 06 September 1953

Federal result
Specification First votes Second votes Number of seats incl. Berlin deputies
Number % Number %
Persons entitled to vote 33,120,940 X 33,120,940 X X
Voters, voter turnout 28,479,550 86.0 28,479,550 86.0 X
Invalid 959,790 3.4 928,278 3.3 X
Valid 27,519,760 96.6 27,551,272 96.7 X
CDU 9,577,659 34.8 10,016,594 36.4 197
SPD 8,131,257 29.5 7,944,943 28.8 162
F.D.P. 2,967,566 10.8 2,629,163 9.5 53
CSU 2,450,286 8.9 2,427,387 8.8 52
GB/BHE 1,613,215 5.9 1,616,953 5.9 27
Others 2,779,777 10.1 2,916,232 10.6 18
BP 399,070 1.5 465,641 1.7
DP 1,073,031 3.9 896,128 3.3 15
DRP 204,725 0.7 295,739 1.1
Zentrum 55,835 0.2 217,078 0.8 3
GVP 286,465 1.0 318,475 1.2
KPD 611,317 2.2 607,860 2.2
DNS 78,356 0.3 70,726 0.3
SSW 44,339 0.2 44,585 0.2
PdgD 654 0.0
SHLP 6,269 0.0
VU 2,531 0.0
Political groupings standing for election/individual candidates 17,185 0.1