Berlin state election, 2006

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Berlin state election, 2006
Berlin
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All 141 seats of the Abgeordnetenhaus of Berlin.
  First party Second party Third party
  Klaus Wowereit Berlin-Tegel 01.jpg Friedbert Pflüger.JPG Harald Wolf.2128.jpg
Leader Klaus Wowereit Friedbert Pflüger Harald Wolf
Party SPD CDU PDS
Last election 29.7% 23.8% 22.6%
Seats before 44 35 33
Seats won 53 37 23
Seat change +9 +2 -10
Popular vote 424,054 294,026 185,185
Percentage 30.8% 21.3% 13.4%
Swing +1.1% -2.5% -9.8%

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Franziska Eichstädt-Bohlig.jpg
Leader Franziska Eichstädt-Bohlig Martin Lindner
Party Green FDP
Last election 9.1% 9.9%
Seats before 14 15
Seats won 23 13
Seat change +9 -2
Popular vote 180,865 104,584
Percentage 13.1% 7.6%
Swing +4.0% -2.3%

The Berlin state election, 2006, was held on 17 September 2006 to elect members to the Abgeordnetenhaus (House of Deputies) of Berlin. After the elections the Social Democratic Party under Klaus Wowereit and the Left Party continued in coalition government.

Results[edit]

The official results of the election are as follows:[1]

e • d 
Parties Votes  % ± Seats ±
Social Democratic Party 424,054 30.8% +1.1% 53 +9
Christian Democratic Union 294,026 21.3% −2.5% 37 +2
Party of Democratic Socialism 185,185 13.4% −9.2% 23 −10
Alliance '90/The Greens 180,865 13.1% +4.0% 23 +9
Free Democratic Party 104,584 7.6% −2.3% 13 −2
The Grays - Gray Panther 52,884 3.8% +2.4% - -
The Electoral Alternative Labor and Social Justice 40,504 2.9% +2.9% - -
National Democratic Party 35,229 2.6% +1.7% - -
Other (incl. The Republicans, The Animal Welfare Party) - 4.5% - - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (September 2006). "Berlin 2006 Election Results" (PDF). Federal Returning Officer. Retrieved 2010-04-28.