Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II

Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II 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 14. It is located in northern Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, comprising the independent city of Rostock and the northern part of the Landkreis Rostock district.[1]

14 Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II
electoral district
for the Bundestag
Bundestagswahlkreis 14-2013.svg
Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II in 2013
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
Population276,500 (2019)
Electorate222,705 (2021)
Major settlementsRostock
Area994.5 km2
Current electoral district
Created1990
PartySPD
MemberKatrin Zschau
Elected2021

Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II was created for the inaugural 1990 federal election after German reunification. Since 2021, it has been represented by Katrin Zschau of the Social Democratic Party (SPD).[2]

GeographyEdit

Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II is located in northern Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. As of the 2021 federal election, it comprises the independent city of Rostock and northern parts of the Landkreis Rostock district, specifically the municipalities of Dummerstorf, Graal-Müritz, and Sanitz and the Ämter of Carbäk, Rostocker Heide, Schwaan, Tessin, and Warnow-West.[1]

HistoryEdit

Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II was created after German reunification in 1990, then known as Rostock. Until 2002, it was constituency 265 in the numbering system. Originally, it comprised only the independent city of Rostock. In the 2005 election, it acquired the municipalities of Graal-Müritz and Sanitz and the Ämter of Carbäk, Rostocker Heide, and Tessin from the now-abolished Bad Doberan district. In the 2013 election, was further expanded to its current borders and renamed to Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II.

Election No. Name Borders
1990 265 Rostock
1994
1998
2002 14
2005
2009
2013 Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II
2017
2021

MembersEdit

The constituency was held by the Social Democratic Party (SPD) from its creation in 1990 until 2009, during which time it was represented by Christine Lucyga (until 2005) and Christian Kleiminger. In 2009, it was won by Steffen Bockhahn of The Left. Peter Stein of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won the constituency in 2013, and was re-elected in 2017. Katrin Zschau regained it for the SPD in 2021.

Election Member Party %
1990 Christine Lucyga SPD 34.4
1994 33.2
1998 36.8
2002 45.2
2005 Christian Kleiminger SPD 37.7
2009 Steffen Bockhahn LINKE 32.3
2013 Peter Stein CDU 35.0
2017 29.5
2021 Katrin Zschau SPD 27.0

Election resultsEdit

2021 electionEdit

Federal election (2021): Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II[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 % ±%
SPD Katrin Zschau 43,932 27.0   9.0 47,280 29.0   13.2
Left Dietmar Bartsch 29,715 18.2   6.6 21,491 13.2   7.5
CDU  N Peter Stein 27,672 17.0   12.6 23,103 14.2   16.3
AfD Tobias Pontow 19,882 12.2   2.5 20,658 12.7   2.8
Green Andreas Tesche 16,556 10.2   5.0 20,941 12.8   6.5
FDP Hagen Reinhold 12,242 7.5   3.0 14,852 9.1   2.5
dieBasis Susanne Kreft 4,744 2.9 3,488 2.1
Tierschutzpartei Seraphine Jörn 4,476 2.7 3,935 2.4   1.2
PARTEI   2,036 1.2   0.3
FW Christine Dubberke 2,131 1.3   0.4 1,871 1.1   0.6
Pirates Jan-Peter Rühmann 1,304 0.8 854 0.5
NPD   696 0.4   0.1
Volt   501 0.3
Team Todenhöfer   408 0.3
Humanists   290 0.2
ÖDP   274 0.2   0.0
MLPD Eric Dunst 356 0.2   0.0 152 0.1   0.1
DKP   147 0.1
Informal votes 2,319 2,352
Total Valid votes 163,010 162,977
Turnout 165,329 74.2   0.7
SPD gain from CDU Majority 14,217 8.8

2017 electionEdit

Federal election (2017): Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II[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  Y Peter Stein 47,923 29.5   5.5 49,433 30.5   7.5
Left Dietmar Bartsch 40,202 24.8   6.0 33,575 20.7   3.1
SPD Christian Reinke 29,056 17.9   0.4 25,650 15.8   3.4
AfD Stephan Schmidt 23,785 14.7 25,171 15.5   10.1
Green Uwe Flachsmeyer 8,333 5.1   2.3 10,229 6.3   0.2
FDP Hagen Reinhold 7,368 4.5   3.5 10,661 6.6   4.6
PARTEI Eric Adelsberger 3,132 1.9 2,517 1.6
Tierschutzpartei   2,008 1.2
FW Arne Gericke 1,453 0.9   0.0 955 0.6   0.1
NPD   907 0.6   1.1
ÖDP Torsten Frosina 591 0.4 349 0.2
BGE   564 0.3
MLPD Philipp Schwartz 396 0.2   0.1 303 0.2   0.0
Informal votes 1,777 1,694
Total Valid votes 162,239 162,322
Turnout 164,016 73.6   5.3
CDU hold Majority 7,721 4.7   0.3

2013 electionEdit

Federal election (2013): Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II[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 Peter Stein 52,661 35.1   7.1 57,188 37.9   10.0
Left  N Steffen Bockhahn 46,160 30.7   0.8 35,792 23.7   6.8
SPD Christian Kleiminger 27,498 18.3   1.5 29,010 18.2   1.4
Green Harald Terpe 11,216 7.5   2.8 11,216 6.5   1.6
AfD   8,196 5.4
Pirates Michael Slobidnyk 3,263 2.2 3,588 2.4   0.7
NPD Normen Schreiter 3,308 2.2   0.3 2,484 1.6   0.7
Independent Steffen Wiechmann 2,509 1.7
FDP Hagen Reinhold 1,606 1.1   5.7 2,911 1.9   7.8
FW Klaus-Dieter Gabbert 1,385 0.9 1,109 0.7
MLPD Renate Voß 545 0.4 292 0.2   0.0
PRO 224 0.1
REP   106 0.1   0.1
Informal votes 2,669 2,046
Total Valid votes 150,151 150,774
Turnout 152,820 68.3   1.9
CDU gain from Left Majority 6,501 4.4

2009 electionEdit

Federal election (2009): Rostock[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 % ±%
Left Steffen Bockhahn 41,539 32.3   10.0 40,045 31.1   7.2
CDU Peter Stein 34,517 26.9   1.3 34,759 27.0   4.2
SPD  N Christian Kleiminger 25,389 19.8   17.9 23,223 18.0   20.9
Green Harald Terpe 13,727 10.7   1.3 10,772 8.4   2.9
FDP Hagen Reinhold 8,517 6.6   2.5 12,234 9.5   4.1
Pirates   4,215 3.3
NPD Franziska Vorpahl 3,215 2.5 2,999 2.3   0.3
Independent Hartmut Rusin 565 0.4
MLPD Renate Voß 554 0.4   0.4 324 0.3   0.2
Independent Gabriele Radloff 479 0.4
REP   177 0.1
Informal votes 2,157 1,911
Total Valid votes 128,502 128,748
Turnout 130,659 65.8   6.2
Left gain from SPD Majority 7,022 5.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Constituency Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II". Federal Returning Officer.
  2. ^ "Results for Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II". Federal Returning Officer.
  3. ^ Bundestag election 2021 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  4. ^ Results for Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II
  5. ^ Results for Rostock – Landkreis Rostock II
  6. ^ Results for Rostock