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1979 European Parliament election in West Germany

The European Parliament election of 1979 in West Germany was the election of the delegation from West Germany to the European Parliament in 1979.

European Parliament election in West Germany, 1979[1]

10 June 1979 (1979-06-10)[1] 1984 →

All 81 German seats in the European Parliament
Turnout65.7%
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader Helmut Kohl Willy Brandt Hans-Dietrich Genscher
Party CDU/CSU SPD FDP
Seats won 42 35 4
Popular vote 13,700,205 11,370,045 1,662,621
Percentage 49.2% 40.8% 6.0%

Results (West Germany)Edit

Party Votes % Seats
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 11,370,045 40.83% 34+1
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 10,883,085 39.08% 32+2
Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU) 2,817,120 10.12% 8
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 1,662,621 5.97% 4
The Greens (GRÜNE) 893,683 3.21% 0
Others 220,555 0.79% 0
Census 42,751,940
Voters 28,098,872 (65.73%)
Blank / Non valid 251,763 (0.90%)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wahl zum 1. Europäischen Parlament am 10. Juni 1979" (in German). Bundeswahlleiter. Archived from the original on 8 August 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012.