Erzgebirgskreis I

Erzgebirgskreis I is an electoral constituency (German: Wahlkreis) represented in the Bundestag. It elects one member via first-past-the-post voting. Under the current constituency numbering system, it is designated as constituency 164. It is located in southwestern Saxony, comprising most of the Erzgebirgskreis district.[1]

164 Erzgebirgskreis I
electoral district
for the Bundestag
Bundestagswahlkreis 164-2013.svg
Erzgebirgskreis I in 2013
StateSaxony
Population267,500 (2015)
Electorate220,917 (2017)
Major settlementsAue-Bad Schlema
Annaberg-Buchholz
Marienberg
Area1,560.9 km2
Current electoral district
Created2009
PartyCDU
MemberAlexander Krauß
Elected2017

Erzgebirgskreis I was created for the 2009 federal election. Since 2017, it has been represented by Alexander Krauß of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).[2]

GeographyEdit

Erzgebirgskreis I is located in southwestern Saxony. As of the 2021 federal election, it comprises the entirety of the Erzgebirgskreis district excluding the municipalities of Hohndorf, Jahnsdorf, Neukirchen, Oelsnitz, Thalheim, and Zwönitz and the Verwaltungsgemeinschaften of Burkhardtsdorf, Lugau, and Stollberg.[1]

HistoryEdit

Erzgebirgskreis I was created in 2009 and contained parts of the abolished constituencies of Bundestagswahlkreis Freiberg – Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis and Annaberg – Aue-Schwarzenberg. In the 2009 election, it was constituency 165 in the numbering system. Since 2013, it has been number 164. Its borders have not changed since its creation.

MembersEdit

The constituency was first represented by Günter Baumann of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2009 to 2017. Alexander Krauß of the CDU was elected in 2017.

Election Member Party %
2009 Günter Baumann CDU 40.3
2013 50.2
2017 Alexander Krauß CDU 34.7

Election resultsEdit

2021 electionEdit

Federal election (2021): Erzgebirgskreis I[3]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A  Y or  N denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
CDU  Y Alexander Krauß
SPD Silvio Heider
Green Sebastian Walter
AfD Thomas Dietz
FDP Ulrike Harzer
Left Clara Anne Bünger
Tierschutzpartei  
PARTEI Carsten Staat
NPD  
FW Andreas Schmiedel
Pirates  
ÖDP  
V-Partei³ Jennifer Sophie Schilling
MLPD  
dieBasis Grit Weiß
Bündnis C Simon Haustein
III. Weg
DKP  
PDV
Gesundheitsforschung
Team Todenhöfer
Volt  
Independent Sandro Reichel
Informal votes
Total Valid votes
Turnout
[[|N/A]] hold Majority

2017 electionEdit

Federal election (2017): Erzgebirgskreis I[4]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A  Y or  N denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
CDU Alexander Krauß 56,716 34.7   15.5 50,759 31.0   15.1
AfD Karsten Teubner 49,465 30.2 47,952 29.2   21.6
Left Klaus Tischendorf 24,808 15.2   5.4 23,090 14.1   5.3
SPD Sören Wittig 14,707 9.0   3.1 15,452 9.4   3.2
FDP Tino Günther 11,820 7.2   0.7 12,106 7.4   3.7
Green Sebastian Walter 4,334 2.6   0.5 3,661 2.2   0.3
NPD   2,727 1.7   2.4
Tierschutzpartei   2,354 1.4
FW   2,343 1.4   0.2
PARTEI   1,424 0.9
Pirates   531 0.3   1.6
BGE   493 0.3
ÖDP   378 0.2
DiB 269 0.2
V-Partei³ 213 0.1
MLPD   121 0.1   0.0
BüSo 98 0.1   0.1
Independent Jörg Held 1,702 1.0
Informal votes 3,149 2,730
Total Valid votes 163,552 163,971
Turnout 166,701 75.5   5.9
CDU hold Majority 7,251 4.5   25.1

2013 electionEdit

Federal election (2013): Erzgebirgskreis I[5]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A  Y or  N denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
CDU  Y Günter Baumann 79,318 50.2   9.9 73,098 46.0   7.5
Left Andrea Schrutek 32,472 20.6   3.1 30,741 19.4   5.9
SPD Wolfgang Gunkel 19,143 12.1   1.2 20,114 12.7   0.7
AfD   12,119 7.6
FDP Heinz-Peter Haustein 10,246 6.5   8.7 5,828 3.7   10.4
NPD David Schröer 8,425 5.3   0.3 6,398 4.0   1.0
Green Bert Meyer 5,051 3.2   0.6 3,964 2.5   1.3
Pirates Sebastian Hacker 3,263 2.1 3,008 1.9
FW   2,551 1.6
PRO 613 0.4
BüSo 183 0.1   0.6
MLPD   133 0.1   0.2
Informal votes 3,800 2,968
Total Valid votes 157,918 158,750
Turnout 161,718 69.6   5.1
CDU hold Majority 36,846 29.6   13.0

2009 electionEdit

Federal election (2009): Erzgebirgskreis I[6]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A  Y or  N denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
CDU Günter Baumann 63,211 40.3   1.8 60,413 38.5   5.1
Left Andrea Schrutek 37,166 23.7   2.7 39,545 25.2   2.7
FDP Heinz-Peter Haustein 23,820 15.2   5.2 22,051 14.1   3.4
SPD Sebastian Vogel 17,168 11.0   8.1 18,846 12.0   8.2
NPD Ulrich Pätzold 7,930 5.1   1.5 7,876 5.0   1.4
Green Hartmut Kahl 5,896 3.8   1.8 5,919 3.8   1.1
Independent Markus Peuschel 1,580 1.0
BüSo 1,157 0.7   0.2
REP   618 0.4   0.1
MLPD   373 0.2   0.1
Informal votes 2,884 2,857
Total Valid votes 156,771 156,798
Turnout 159,655 64.5   12.4
CDU win new seat Majority 26,045 16.6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Constituency Erzgebirgskreis I". Federal Returning Officer.
  2. ^ "Results for Erzgebirgskreis I". Federal Returning Officer.
  3. ^ Nominations and applicant statistics
  4. ^ Results for Erzgebirgskreis I
  5. ^ Results for Erzgebirgskreis I
  6. ^ Results for Erzgebirgskreis I