Results of elections in Germany announced: how the preferences of Germans have changed
The total voter turnout was 76.6%.
In Germany, votes were counted in all constituencies … Therefore, the preliminary result of voting in the Bundestag was announced, Chronicle.info reports with reference to Channel 24.
The total voter turnout was 76.6%. As of 6:00 a.m. on September 27, votes were counted in all 299 constituencies.
German election results
According to the calculations, the victory was won by the Social Democratic Party (SPD) – 25.7% of the vote.
In second place is the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) – 18.9%.
< p> & # 171; Green & # 187; received 14.8% of the vote, & # 171; Free Democratic Party & # 187; (FDP) – 11.5%, & # 171; Alternative for Germany & # 187; (AfD) – 10.3%.
How the seats in the Bundestag will be distributed
The Bundestag consists of 598 members, taking into account the deviations caused by the calculation procedure. The newly elected German parliament will consist of 735 members. Despite the fact that the previous Bundestag, after the elections in 2017, consisted of 709 deputies. Consequently, the number of MPs from the initial figure will increase by 137.
- Social Democratic Party (SPD) – 206 MPs;
- Christian Democratic Union (CDU) – 151 MPs;
- & # 171; Greens & # 187; – 118 deputies;
- & # 171; Free Democratic Party & # 187; (FDP) – 92 MPs;
- & # 171; Alternative for Germany & # 187; (AfD) – 83 MPs;
- Christian Social Union – 45 MPs;
- & # 171; Party of the Left & # 187; – 39 deputies;
- & # 171; Association of Voters of South Schleswig & # 187; – 1 MP.
The Federal Election Committee will determine and announce the final official election result on Friday, October 15, 2021, at an open session in the Bundestag in Berlin.
Elections in Germany: the main thing
- In Germany on September 26, elections were held for the new composition of the Bundestag.
- A record number of parties took part in the voting – 47.
- They could vote more than 60 million Germans.
- Some of them voted by mail, as did Angela Merkel.
- In a few weeks, parliamentarians can vote for the new chancellor.