East German general election, 1981
Legislative elections were held in the German Democratic Republic on 14 June 1981. 500 deputies to the Volkskammer were elected, with all of them being candidates of the single-list National Front. 679 Front candidates were put forward, with 500 being elected and 179 becoming substitute deputies. At its first session on 25 June, the Volkskammer re-elected Willi Stoph as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, while Erich Honecker, General Secretary of the ruling Socialist Unity Party, was also re-elected Chairman of the Council of State.
Out of 12,352,263 registered electors, 12,255,006 (99.2%) voted, with 12,235,515 (99.9%) voting for Front candidates and 16,613 (0.1%) voting against the candidates of the Front. 2,878 ballots were spoiled.
|Socialist Unity Party of Germany||SED||127|
|Free German Trade Union Federation||FDGB||68|
|Christian Democratic Union||CDU||52|
|Liberal Democratic Party of Germany||LDPD||52|
|Democratic Farmers' Party of Germany||DBD||52|
|National Democratic Party of Germany||NDPD||52|
|Free German Youth||FDJ||40|
|Democratic Women's League of Germany||DFD||35|
|Cultural Association of the DDR||KB||22|
- Inter-Parliamentary Union: HISTORICAL ARCHIVE OF PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION RESULTS - Germany
- Richard Felix Staar. Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe. Fourth Edition. California: Hoover Institution Press. 1982. p. 109.