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1989 European Parliament election in West Germany

The European Parliament election of 1989 in West Germany was the election of the delegation from West Germany to the European Parliament in 1989.

European Parliament election in West Germany, 1989[1]

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All 81 German seats in the European Parliament
Turnout62.3%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party CDU/CSU SPD Green
Seats before 41 33 7
Seats won 32 31 8
Seat change Decrease9 Decrease2 Increase1
Popular vote 10,659,123 10,525,728 2,382,102
Percentage 37.7% 37.3% 8.4%
Swing Decrease8.3% Decrease0.1% Increase0.2%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party REP FDP
Seats before 0 0
Seats won 6 4
Seat change Increase6 Increase4
Popular vote 2,008,629 1,576,715
Percentage 7.1% 5.6%
Swing Increase7.1% Increase0.8%

ResultsEdit

Summary of the 1989 West German European Parliament election results (polling date June 18, 1989)
Party Votes % Seats

(3 from Berlin)

Social Democratic Party of Germany 10,525,728 37.3% 30+1
Christian Democratic Union of Germany 8,332,846 29.5% 24+1
The Greens 2,382,102 8.4% 7+1
Christian Social Union of Bavaria 2,326,277 8.2% 7
The Republicans 2,008,629 7.1% 6
Free Democratic Party 1,576,715 5.6% 4
Others 1,054,393 3.9% -
Total 28,206,690 100.0% 81

(Source: Wahlergebnisse - Europawahl (German))

 
Poster campaign of the Republicans for the 1989 European election, featuring Franz Schönhuber.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wahl zum 3. Europäischen Parlament am 18. Juni 1989" (in German). Bundeswahlleiter. Archived from the original on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2012-05-05.