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Encyclopedia > German federal election, 1961
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Former GDR parties Elections in Germany gives information on election and election results in Germany, including elections to the Federal Diet (the lower house of the federal parliament), the Landtage of the various states, and local elections. ... This is a list of political parties in Germany. ...

The 4th German federal election, 1961, was conducted on September 17, 1961, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Bundestag (Federal Diet) is the parliament of Germany. ...

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Issues and Campaign

Results

Party Party List votes Vote percentage (change) Total Seats (change) Seat percentage
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 11,283,901 35.8% -3.9% 192 -23 38.5%
Christian Social Union (CSU) 3,014,471 9.5% -1.0% 50 -5 10.0%
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 4,028,766 12.8% +5.1% 67 +26 13.4%
Social Democratic Party 11,427,355 36.2% +4.5% 190 +21 38.1%
All Others 1,796,408 5.7%   0   0.0%
Totals 31,550,901 100.0%   499 +2 100.0%
Seat results -- SPD in red, FDP in yellow, CDU/CSU in black, others (moderate right) in gray
Seat results -- SPD in red, FDP in yellow, CDU/CSU in black, others (moderate right) in gray

The Christian Democratic Union (CDU - Christlich-Demokratische Union) is a political party in Germany. ... The Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU – ) is a conservative Germany. ... The Free Democratic Party (Freie Demokratische Partei - FDP) is a free-market liberal party in Germany. ... SPD redirects here. ... Image File history File links 1961_federal_german_result. ... Image File history File links 1961_federal_german_result. ...

Post-election

Konrad Adenauer remained Chancellor, building a coalition between the CDU/CSU-FDP. In 1963 he resigned in a scandal after ordering the arrest of five journalists for publishing a memo detailing alleged weaknesses in the German armed forces (known as the Spiegel scandal). Ludwig Erhard took over his position as head of the coalition and government. The German title Bundeskanzler is also the title of the Chancellor of Austria, and the title of a Swiss federal official (List of Federal Chancellors of Switzerland). ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Spiegel scandal of 1962 (in German, Spiegel-Affäre) was one of the major political scandals in Germany in the era after the second world war. ... Ludwig Erhard (February 4, 1897–May 5, 1977) was a German politician (CDU) and Chancellor of Germany from 1963 until 1966. ...

Elections in Germany
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Elections in Germany gives information on election and election results in Germany, including elections to the Federal Diet (the lower house of the federal parliament), the Landtage of the various states, and local elections. ... The 1st German federal election of 1871 was the first election to the Reichstag in the German Empire, which had been created earlier that year. ... The 2nd German federal elections were held in 1874. ... The 3rd German federal elections of 1877. ... The 4th German federal elections of 1878. ... The 5th German federal elections of 1881. ... The 6th German federal elections of 1884. ... The 7th German federal election of 1887. ... The 8th German federal election of 1890. ... The 9th German federal election of 1893. ... The 10th German federal election of 1898. ... The 11th German federal election of 1903. ... The 12th German federal election to the Reichstag of 1907. ... The 13th German election of 1912 is most notable for the major breakthrough of the leftist Social Democratic Party (SPD, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands). ... The 14th German federal elections of January 19, 1919 created the constitution-giving national-assembly which would later create the constitution of the Weimar Republic. ... The 15th German federal election of 1920. ... The German election of May 1924, under the Weimar Republic. ... The 17th German federal elections of December 1924 (Weimar Republic). ... The 18th German federal election of 1928, under the Weimar Republic. ... The German election of 1930, under the Weimar Republic. ... The German election of July 1932, under the Weimar Republic, saw the Nazis become the biggest party in the Reichstag, although without a majority of the seats. ... The 21st German federal election of November 1932 saw support for the Nazi party drop significantly, due to increased support for the KPD and DNVP. Categories: Elections in Germany ... The 22nd German federal election, 1933 was held on March 5 1933, and was significant in that it was the last election to be held in Germany before World War II. Due to the success of the Nazi Party in the poll, its leader, and Chancellor of Germany, Adolf Hitler... The 1st German federal election, 1949, was conducted on August 14, 1949, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of West Germany. ... The 2nd German federal election, 1953, was conducted on September 6, 1953, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 3rd German federal election, 1957, was conducted on September 15, 1957, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 27th German federal election, 1965, was conducted on September 19, 1965, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 28th German federal election, 1969, was conducted on September 28, 1969, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The German federal election, 1972, was conducted on November 19, 1972, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 30th German federal election, 1976, was conducted on October 3, 1976, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 31st German federal election, 1980, was conducted on October 5, 1980, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 32nd German federal election, 1983, was conducted on March 6, 1983, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 33rd German federal election, 1987 was conducted on January 25, 1987, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 34th German federal election, 1990 was conducted on December 2, 1990, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 35th German federal election, 1994 was conducted on October 16, 1994, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 36th German federal election, 1998 was conducted on September 27, 1998, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 37th German federal election, 2002 was conducted on September 22, 2002, to elect members to the Bundestag (lower house) of Germany. ... The 16th German parliamentary federal elections were held on September 18, 2005 to elect members to the Bundestag, the federal parliament of Germany, after an unsuccessful motion of confidence in Chancellor Gerhard Schröder on July 1. ...

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