2019 Bremen state election

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2019 Bremen state election

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All 84 seats of the Bürgerschaft of Bremen
43 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader Carsten Meyer-Heder Carsten Sieling Maike Schaefer
Party CDU SPD Green
Last election 22.4% 32.9% 15.1%
Seats before 20 31 12
Seats won 24 23 16
Seat change Increase 4 Decrease 8 Increase 4
Percentage 26.7% 24.9% 17.4%
Swing Increase 4.3% Decrease 7.9% Increase 2.3%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
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Leader Kristina Vogt Frank Magnitz Lencke Steiner
Party Left AfD FDP
Last election 9.5% 5.5% 6.6%
Seats before 8 1 6
Seats won 10 5 5
Seat change Increase 2 Increase 4 Decrease 1
Percentage 11.3% 6.1% 5.9%
Swing Increase 1.8% Increase 0.6% Decrease 0.7%

  Seventh party
 
Leader Hinrich Lührssen
Party BIW
Last election 3.2%
Seats before 3
Seats won 1
Seat change Decrease 2
Percentage 2.4%
Swing Decrease 0.8%

Mayor before election

Carsten Sieling
SPD

Elected Mayor

TBD

Bremen state elections were held on 26 May 2019, to elect the Bürgerschaft (state legislature) as well as the Bremische Stadtbürgerschaft and the Stadtverordnetenversammlung Bremerhaven (city legislatures). The elections took place on the same day as the European Parliamentary elections.[1][2][3]

Possible coalitions[edit]

The SPD ruled out a coalition with the CDU and the FDP nine days before the election.[4]

Opinion polls[edit]

Graphical summary[edit]

Opinion polling for the 2019 Bremen state election.svg

Vote share[edit]

Polling firm Fieldwork date Sample
size
SPD CDU Grüne Linke FDP AfD Others Lead
Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 20–23 May 2019 1,664 24.5 26 18 12 5 7 7.5 1.5
INSA 15–20 May 2019 1,000 23 28 18 11 6 6 8 5
Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 13–15 May 2019 1,021 24.5 26 18 12 5.5 8 6 1.5
Infratest dimap 13–15 May 2019 1,007 24 27 18 12 5 6 8 3
Infratest dimap 25 Apr–2 May 2019 1,000 25 26 18 12 6 8 5 1
INSA 22 Mar–1 Apr 2019 1,000 25 25 19 11 7 7 6 Tie
Infratest dimap 24–30 Jan 2019 1,000 24 25 18 13 6 8 6 1
FGW Telefonfeld 20–23 Aug 2018 1,015 26 26 20 12 7 6 3 Tie
pollytix 22 Jun–2 Jul 2018 1,000 28 24 14 14 10 8 2 4
INSA 14–18 May 2018 1,003 22 24 14 17 9 10 4 2
Infratest dimap 13–18 Apr 2018 1,002 26 24 14 15 7 9 5 2
2017 federal election 24 Sep 2017 26.8 25.1 11.1 13.1 9.3 10.0 4.3 1.7
Infratest dimap 9–14 Jan 2017 1,003 29 24 13 11 8 11 4 5
Infratest dimap 26 Apr–2 May 2016 1,000 29 22 16 10 7 11 5 7
2015 state election 10 May 2015 32.8 22.4 15.1 9.5 6.6 5.5 8.0 7.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bürgerschaftswahl 2019 in Bremen: Die wichtigsten Fakten im Überblick". https://www.merkur.de (in German). 2019-04-05. Retrieved 2019-05-05. External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "Bürgerschaftswahl 2019 in Bremen: Fragen und Antworten zur Wahl in Bremen". handelsblatt.com (in German). Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  3. ^ "Bürgerschaftswahl 2019 - Wahlen zur Bremischen Bürgerschaft". landesportal.bremen.de (in German). Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  4. ^ https://www.butenunbinnen.de/nachrichten/politik/spd-grosse-koalition-absage-100.html