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Press release no. 34/17 of October 12, 2017

2017 Bundestag Election: final result

WIESBADEN/BERLIN – At today’s meeting the Federal Electoral Committee determined the final result of the election to the 19th German Bundestag. Then the Federal Returning Officer announced the final election result in the Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders Bundestag building in Berlin.

With voter turnout at 76.2 percent (2013: 71.5 percent), the parties have obtained the following shares in the total number of valid second votes cast (order by number of votes obtained):

CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands 26.8 % (2013: 34.1 %)
SPD Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands 20.5 % (2013: 25.7 %)
AfD Alternative für Deutschland 12.6 % (2013: 4.7 %)
FDP Freie Demokratische Partei 10.7 % (2013: 4.8 %)
DIE LINKE DIE LINKE 9.2 % (2013: 8.6 %)
GRÜNE BÜNDNIS 90/GRÜNE 8.9 % (2013: 8.4 %)
CSU Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern e.V 6.2 % (2013: 7.4 %)
Others   5.0 % (2013: 6.2 %)

The share of invalid second votes is 1.0 % (2013: 1.3 %), the share of invalid first votes 1.2 % (2013: 1.5 %).

The other parties obtained the following shares of second votes:

FREIE WÄHLER FREIE WÄHLER 1.0 % (2013: 1.0 %)
Die PARTEI Partei für Arbeit, Rechtsstaat, Tierschutz, Elitenförderung und basisdemokratische Initiative 1.0 % (2013: 0.2 %)
Tierschutzpartei PARTEI MENSCH UMWELT TIERSCHUTZ 0.8 % (2013: 0.3 %)
NPD Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands 0.4 % (2013: 1.3 %)
PIRATEN Piratenpartei Deutschland 0.4 % (2013: 2.2 %)
ÖDP Ökologisch-Demokratische Partei 0.3 % (2013: 0.3 %)
BGE Bündnis Grundeinkommen 0.2 % (2013: no participation)
V-Partei3 V-Partei³ - Partei für Veränderung, Vegetarier und Veganer 0.1 % (2013: no participation)
DM Deutsche Mitte 0.1 % (2013: no participation)
DiB DEMOKRATIE IN BEWEGUNG 0.1 % (2013: no participation)
BP Bayernpartei 0.1 % (2013: 0.1 %)
- Allianz Deutscher Demokraten 0.1 % (2013: no participation)
Tierschutzallianz Allianz für Menschenrechte, Tier- und Naturschutz 0.1 % (2013: no participation)
MLPD Marxistisch-Leninistische Partei Deutschlands 0.1 % (2013: 0.1 %)
Gesundheitsforschung Partei für Gesundheitsforschung 0.1 % (2013: no participation)
Menschliche Welt Menschliche Welt 0.0 % (2013: no participation)
DKP Deutsche Kommunistische Partei 0.0 % (2013: no participation by Land list)
Die Grauen Die Grauen – Für alle Generationen 0.0 % (2013: no participation)
Volksabstimmung Ab jetzt…Demokratie durch Volksabstimmung 0.0 % (2013: 0.1 %)
BüSo Bürgerrechtsbewegung Solidarität 0.0 % (2013: 0.0 %)
Die Humanisten Partei der Humanisten 0.0 % (2013: no participation)
MG Magdeburger Gartenpartei 0.0 % (2013: no participation)
du. Die Urbane. Eine HipHop Partei 0.0 % (2013: no participation)
DIE RECHTE DIE RECHTE 0.0 % (2013: 0.0 %)
SGP Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei, Vierte Internationale 0.0 % (2013: 0.0 %)
B* bergpartei, die überpartei 0.0 % (2013: no participation by Land list)
PDV Partei der Vernunft 0.0 % (2013: 0.1 %)

With 111 additional seats, the newly elected Bundestag will have a total of 709 members (2013: 631) pursuant to Section 1 (1) in conjunction with Section 6 of the Federal Elections Act.

According to the final election result, the parties listed below will be represented with the following numbers of seats in the 19th German Bundestag:

CDU 200 seats (2013: 255), including 15 (2013: 64) Land list seats
SPD 153 seats (2013: 193), including 94 (2013: 135) Land list seats
AfD 94 seats (2013: -), including 91 (2013: -) Land list seats
FDP 80 seats (2013: -), including 80 (2013: -) Land list seats
DIE LINKE 69 seats (2013: 64), including 64 (2013: 60) Land list seats
GRÜNE 67 seats (2013: 63), including 66 (2013: 62) Land list seats
CSU 46 seats (2013: 56), not including any Land list seats (2013: 11)

The final results of the 2017 Bundestag Election for Germany as a whole, the Länder and the individual constituencies are available on the website of the Federal Returning Officer.

The final distribution of seats by Land, including the number of seats won by the parties on the basis of their Land lists, are provided on the Federal Returning Officer's website. It also contains comprehensive additional information and tables on the 2017 Bundestag election.

Election results are also documented in “Endgültige Ergebnisse nach Wahlkreisen” (Final results by constituencies), a publication of the Federal Returning Officer which is available for download in pdf format at

www.bundeswahlleiter.de → Bundestag election → 2017 → Publications

Please note: percentages have been rounded to one decimal place. As a consequence, the percentages may not exactly add up to 100.

At a price of 18.00 euros plus forwarding costs, a printed copy of the publication may be ordered from:

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For further information:
Office of the Federal Returning Officer
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