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Election to the 2nd German Bundestag on 6 September 1953

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Federal result

Specification First votes Second votes Number of seats incl. Berlin deputies
Number % Number %
Persons entitled to vote 33 120 940 x 33 120 940 x x
Voters 1) 28 479 550 86.0 28 479 550 86.0 x
Invalid 959 790 3.4 928 278 3.3 x
Valid 27 519 760 x 27 551 272 x x
CDU 9 577 659 34.8 10 016 594 36.4 197
SPD 8 131 257 29.5 7 944 943 28.8 162
FDP 2 967 566 10.8 2 629 163 9.5 53
CSU 2 450 286 8.9 2 427 387 8.8 52
GB/BHE 1 613 215 5.9 1 616 953 5.9 27
Others 2 779 777 10.1 2 916 232 10.6 18
of which:          
BP 399 070 1.5 465 641 1.7
DP 1 073 031 3.9 896 128 3.3 15
DRP 204 725 0.7 295 739 1.1
Zentrum 55 835 0.2 217 078 0.8 3
GVP 286 465 1.0 318 475 1.2
KPD 611 317 2.2 607 860 2.2
DNS 78 356 0.3 70 726 0.3
SSW 44 339 0.2 44 585 0.2
PdgD 654 0.0
SHLP 6 269 0.0
VU 2 531 0.0
Political groupings standing for election/individual candidates 17 185 0.1
1) % = Voter turnout.

Result of the 2nd Bundestag Election of 6 September 1953 by Länder (XLS, 34 KB)

Result of the 2nd Bundestag Election of 6 September 1953 by constituencies (CSV, 43 KB)

Party seats on 6 September 1953 by Länder (XLS, 22 KB)

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