Bundestag election 1983

Election to the 10th German Bundestag on 06 March 1983

Federal result
Specification First votes Second votes Number of seats incl. Berlin deputies
Number % Number %
Persons entitled to vote 44,088,935 X 44,088,935 X X
Voters, voter turnout 39,279,529 89.1 39,279,529 89.1 X
Invalid 1 434,176 1.1 338,841 0.9 X
Valid 1 38,845,353 98.9 38,940,687 99.1 X
SPD 15,686,033 40.4 14,865,807 38.2 202
CDU 15,943,460 41.0 14,857,680 38.2 202
CSU 4,318,800 11.1 4,140,865 10.6 53
F.D.P. 1,087,918 2.8 2,706,942 7.0 35
GRÜNE 1,609,855 4.1 2,167,431 5.6 28
Others 199,287 0.5 201,962 0.5 – 
BWK 686 0.0 2,129 0.0 – 
C.B.V. 2,068 0.0 10,994 0.0 – 
DKP 96,143 0.2 64,986 0.2 – 
EAP 7,491 0.0 14,966 0.0 – 
KPD –  –  3,431 0.0 – 
NPD 57,112 0.1 91,095 0.2 – 
ÖDP 3,341 0.0 11,028 0.0 – 
USD 450 0.0 3,333 0.0
Political groupings standing for election/individual candidates 31,996 0.1 –  –  – 

1  Due to the breakdown of a vote-counting machine in constituency no. 247 (Sankt Wendel), the number of second votes cast is by one vote lower than the number of voters.