Federal Returning Officer releases provisional election result

25 September 2017
Reichstag building in Berlin

2017 Bundestag Election: provisional result

On Monday, 25 September the Federal Returning Officer (Bundeswahlleiter) released the provisional result of the election to the 19th German Bundestag, which was held on 24 September 2017.

With a voter turnout of 76.2 percent (up compared to 2013: 71.5 percent), the parties obtained the following shares of the total number of valid second votes:

CDU/CSU

33%

(2013: 40.3%)

SPD

20.5%

(2013: 25.7%)

AfD

12.6%

(2013: 4.7%)

FDP

10.7%

(2013: 4.8%)

DIE LINKE

9.2%

(2013: 8.6%)

GRÜNE

8.9%

(2013: 8.4%)

Others

5.0

(2013: 6.2%)

According to the official provisional election result, the parties listed below have received the following numbers of seats (including additional seats) in the 19th German Bundestag:

CDU/CSU

246 Seats

(2013: 311)

SPD

153 Seats

(2013: 193)

AfD

94 Seats

(2013: - )

FDP

80 Seats

(2013: - )

DIE LINKE

69 Seats

(2013: 64)

GRÜNE

67 Seats

(2013: 63)

According to the official provisional election result, the additional seats resulting from the provisions in Section 6 of the Federal Elections Act are distributed among the parties as follows:

CDU/CSU

43 Seats

SPD

22 Seats

AfD

11 Seats

FDP

15 Seats

DIE LINKE

10 Seats

GRÜNE

10 Seats

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