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2015 Hamburg state election

On 15 February 2015, a state election was held in Hamburg, Germany, for the 21st legislative period of the Hamburg Parliament after World War II.

2015 Hamburg state election

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All 121 seats of the Hamburg Parliament.
61 seats needed for a majority
Turnout56.5% Decrease 0.8 pp
  First party Second party Third party
  Olaf Scholz – Bürgerschaftswahl in Hamburg 2015 02.jpg Dietrich Wersich – Bürgerschaftswahl in Hamburg 2015 06.jpg Fegebank, Katharina - 1889.jpg
Leader Olaf Scholz Dietrich Wersich Katharina Fegebank
Party SPD CDU Green
Seats before 62 28 14
Seats won 58 20 15
Seat change Decrease4 Decrease8 Increase1
Popular vote 1,611,274 561,377 432,713
Percentage 45.6% 15.9% 12.3%
Swing Decrease2.8% Decrease6.0% Increase1.1%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Dora Heyenn – Bürgerschaftswahl in Hamburg 2015 03.jpg Katja Suding – Bürgerschaftswahl in Hamburg 2015 05.jpg Jörn kruse porträt1.jpg
Leader Dora Heyenn Katja Suding Jörn Kruse
Party Left FDP AfD
Seats before 8 9 Did Not Exist
Seats won 11 9 8
Seat change Increase3 Steady0 N/A
Popular vote 300,567 262,157 214,833
Percentage 8.5% 7.4% 6.1%
Swing Increase2.1% Increase0.7% N/A

Mayor before election

Olaf Scholz
SPD

Elected Mayor

Olaf Scholz
SPD

Issues and campaignEdit

PollsEdit

Institute Date SPD
CDU
LINKE
GRÜNE
FDP
AfD
All others
FGW[2] 11–12 February 2015 47% 17% 8.5% 12% 6% 5% 4.5%
FGW[3] 3–5 February 2015 45% 19% 9.5% 11% 6% 5% 4.5%
Infratest dimap[4] 3–4 February 2015 46% 18% 9% 11% 5.5% 5.5% 5%
Infratest dimap[5] 23–27 January 2015 44% 20% 9% 13% 5% 6% 3%

ResultsEdit

e • d Summary of the 2015 Parliament of Hamburg election results
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Party Popular vote Seats
Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party of Germany
Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands – SPD
1,611,274 45.6  2.8 58  4
Christian Democratic Union
Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands – CDU
561,377 15.9  6.0 20  8
Alliance '90/The Greens
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
432,713 12.3  1.1 15  1
Left
Die Linke
300,567 8.5  2.1 11  3
Free Democratic Party
Freie Demokratische Partei – FDP
262,157 7.4  0.7 9  0
Alternative for Germany
Alternative für Deutschland – AfD
214,833 6.1 N/A 8 N/A
Pirate Party Germany
Piratenpartei Deutschland
54,802 1.6  0.5 0  0
Die PARTEI
Partei für Arbeit, Rechtsstaat, Tierschutz, Elitenförderung und basisdemokratische Initiative
31,710 0.9  0.2 0  0
New Liberals
Neue Liberale
18,464 0.5 N/A 0 N/A
Ecological Democratic Party
Ökologisch-Demokratische Partei - ÖDP
13,621 0.4  0.1 0  0
National Democratic Party of Germany
Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands - NPD
11,293 0.3  0.6 0  0
Other parties 17,286 0.5  1.0 0  
Turnout 733,551 56.5  0.8
Electorate 1,299,411 100.00
Source: Statistikamt Nord

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-15. Retrieved 2015-02-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Absolute Mehrheit für Scholz und SPD noch möglich". heute.de (in German). 2015-02-05. Archived from the original on 2015-06-13. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  3. ^ "CDU in Hamburg nur noch bei 19 Prozent". welt.de (in German). 2015-02-05. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  4. ^ "Umfrage: SPD baut Vorsprung weiter aus". NDR.de (in German). 2015-02-05. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  5. ^ "Umfrage: SPD legt zu, AfD und FDP drin". NDR.de (in German). 2015-01-29. Retrieved 2015-02-08.

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