Saarland state election, 1999

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The Saarland state election, 1999, was conducted on September 5, 1999, to elect members to the Landtag (state legislature) of Saarland.

Issues and Campaign[edit]

Results[edit]

Party Party List votes Vote percentage Total Seats Seat percentage
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 253,856 45.5% (+6.9) 26 (+5) 51.0%
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 247,311 44.4% (-5.3) 25 (-2) 49.0%
Alliance '90/The Greens (Grüne) 18,106 3.2% (-2.3) 0 (-3) 0.0%
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 14,259 2.6% (+0.5) 0 (+0) 0.0%
The Republicans (REP) 7,328 1.3% (-0.1) 0 (+0) 0.0%
Family Party (Familie) 5,623 1.0% (+0.5) 0 (+0) 0.0%
All Others 10,845 2.0% (-0.6) 0 (+0) 0.0%
Totals 557,337 100.0% 51 100.0%

Post-election[edit]

The CDU gained an overall majority and Peter Müller was elected as Prime Minister instead of Reinhard Klimmt (SPD).

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