European Parliament election, 1979 (West Germany)

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Election for the 1st European Parliament[1]
Germany
June 10, 1979 (1979-06-10)[1] → 1984

All 81 German seats in the European Parliament
Turnout 65.7%
  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%

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

Results (West Germany)[edit]

Party Votes  % Seats
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 11,370,045 40.83% 33
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 10,883,085 39.08% 33
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%)

Landtag Berlin elect 3 deputats

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