Bruchsal – Schwetzingen
Bruchsal – Schwetzingen is one of the 299 single member constituencies used for the German parliament, the Bundestag. One of thirty eight districts covering the state of Baden-Württemberg, it contains the collective municipalities of Bad Schönborn, Bruchsal, Forst, Hambrücken, Karlsdorf-Neuthard, Kronau, Oberhausen-Rheinhausen, Östringen, Philippsburg, Ubstadt-Weiher and Waghäusel from the county of Karlsruhe. It also includes the Rhein-Neckar county collective municipalities of Altlußheim, Brühl, Hockenheim, Ketsch, Neulußheim, Oftersheim, Plankstadt, Reilingen and Schwetzingen. The constituency elects one representative under the mixed member proportional representation (MMP) system. Under the current constituency numbering system, it is designated as constituency 278.
The constituency was created for the 2002 election, drawing its electorate from the Heidelberg and Karlsruhe-Land constituencies. All four elections have been won by the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) candidate Olaf Gutting.
|Party||Constituency results||List results|
|Candidate||Votes||% share||+/-||Votes||% share||+/-|
|Christian Democratic Union||Olav Gutting||73,944||51.8||+5.0||66,656||46.6||+10.6|
|Social Democratic Party of Germany||Daniel Born||35,252||24.7||+1.1||30,861||21.6||+1.4|
|Alliance '90/The Greens||Alexander Geiger||9,678||6.8||-2.0||11,696||8.2||-2.0|
|Alternative for Germany||Klaus Voigtmann||6,277||4.4||N/A||8,700||6.1||N/A|
|The Left||Heinrich Stürtz||5,345||3.7||-3.5||6,357||4.4||-3.3|
|Free Democratic Party||Lucia Biedermann||3,966||2.8||-8.7||8,133||5.7||-13.5|
|Pirate Party||Harry Botzenhardt||3,396||2.4||N/A||3,556||2.5||+0.3|
|Free Voters||Sven Nitsche||1,804||1.3||N/A||1,364||1.0||N/A|
|National Democratic Party of Germany||Jörg Scheibler||1,716||1.2||-0.9||1,628||1.1||-0.2|
|The Republicans||Timo Weih||1,261||0.9||N/A||1,042||0.7||-0.5|
|Human Environment Animal Protection||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||1,416||1.0||+0.1|