Frankfurt am Main I (electoral district)

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Location of constituency in Hesse

Frankfurt am Main I is one of the 299 single member constituencies used for the German parliament, the Bundestag. One of twenty two districts covering the state of Hesse and one of two in the city of Frankfurt, it covers the northern and western parts of the city.

The constituency was created for the 1949 election, the first election in West Germany after World War II. Throughout its history the constituency has been won by the two main German parties the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). The current representative is Matthias Zimmer of the CDU, who was first elected at the 2009 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

Election(s) District name and number Areas covered
1949 15 Frankfurt/M I The Frankfurt city districts of Oberrad, Sachsenhausen, Niederrad, Goldstein, Schwanheim, Griesheim, Nied, Höchst, Sindlingen, Zeilsheim, Unterliederbach and Sossenheim
1953–1961 140 Frankfurt/M I
1965–1972 140 Frankfurt I
1976 140 Frankfurt (Main) I – Main-Taunus The Frankfurt city districts of Höchst, Schwanheim, Griesheim, Nied, Sindlingen, Zeilsheim, Unterliederbach, Sossenheim, Rödelheim, Hausen, Praunheim and Goldstein-West; From Main-Taunus-Kreis, the towns and municipalities of Bad Soden, Eschborn, Hattersheim am Main, Kriftel, Liederbach am Taunus, Schwalbach am Taunus and Sulzbach
1980–1998 138 Frankfurt am Main I – Main-Taunus
2002-2005 183 Frankfurt am Main I The Frankfurt city districts of Altstadt, Bahnhofsviertel, Bockenheim, Dornbusch, Eschersheim, Gallusviertel, Ginnheim, Griesheim, Gutleutviertel, Hausen, Heddernheim, Höchst, Innenstadt, Nied, Niederursel, Praunheim, Rödelheim, Sindlingen, Sossenheim, Unterliederbach, Westend and Zeilsheim[1]
2009-2013 182 Frankfurt am Main I

Results[edit]

2013 election[edit]

Party Constituency results List results
Candidate Votes  % share +/- Votes  % share +/-
Christian Democratic Union Matthias Zimmer 52,427 40.2 +4.9 43,883 33.5 +0.5
Social Democratic Party of Germany Gregor Amann 43,124 33.0 +3.0 35,106 26.8 +4.5
Alliance '90/The Greens Angela Anne Hanisch 12,875 9.9 -2.2 17,398 13.3 -2.5
The Left Eva Margarete Wieme 10,280 7.9 -1.4 11,684 8.9 -2.2
Free Democratic Party Hans-Joachim Otto 4,125 3.2 -6.7 9,209 7.0 -10.4
Pirate Party Thorsten Wirth 3,066 2.3 N/A 3,117 2.4 -0.2
Free Voters Rainer Drephal 1,586 1.2 N/A 904 0.7 N/A
National Democratic Party of Germany Martin Patrick Baumgart 1,148 0.9 -0.1 949 0.7 -0.2
The Republicans Frank-Michael Homa 772 0.6 -0.1 450 0.3 -0.3
Die PARTEI Nico Wehnemann 939 0.7 N/A 869 0.7 N/A
Bürgerrechtsbewegung Solidarität Ilja Bertold Karpowski 177 0.1 -0.1 85 0.1 -0.1
Alternative for Germany N/A N/A N/A N/A 6,983 5.3 N/A
Others 251 0.1 N/A

Source:[2]

List of district representatives[edit]

Election Name Party
1949 Hermann Brill SPD
1953 Peter Horn CDU
1957 Peter Horn CDU
1961 Georg Leber SPD
1965 Georg Leber SPD
1969 Georg Leber SPD
1972 Georg Leber SPD
1976 Karsten Voigt SPD
1980 Karsten Voigt SPD
1983 Heinz Riesenhuber CDU
1987 Heinz Riesenhuber CDU
1990 Heinz Riesenhuber CDU
1994 Heinz Riesenhuber CDU
1998 Heinz Riesenhuber CDU
2002 Gudrun Schaich-Walch SPD
2005 Gregor Amann SPD
2009 Matthias Zimmer CDU
2013 Matthias Zimmer CDU

References[edit]

  1. ^ Constituency boundaries, bundeswahlleiter.de, accessed 3 March 2014
  2. ^ 2013 constituency results, bundeswahlleiter.de, accessed 3 March 2014