East German general election, 1986
Legislative elections were held in the German Democratic Republic on 8 June 1986. 500 deputies to the Volkskammer were elected, with all of them being candidates of the single-list National Front. 703 Front candidates were put forward, with 500 being elected and 203 becoming substitute deputies. At its first session on 16 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 12,434,444 registered electors, 12,402,013 (99.74%) voted, with 12,392,094 (99.94%) voting for Front candidates and 7,512 (0.06%) voting against the candidates of the Front. 2,407 ballots were spoiled.
|Socialist Unity Party of Germany||SED||127|
|Free German Trade Union Federation||FDGB||61|
|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||37|
|Democratic Women's League of Germany||DFD||32|
|Cultural Association of the DDR||KB||21|
|Peasants Mutual Aid Association||VdgB||14|
- "East Germany - Legislature". www.country-data.com. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- Inter-Parliamentary Union: HISTORICAL ARCHIVE OF PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION RESULTS - Germany
- Peter W. Sperlich. Oppression and Scarcity: The History and Institutional Structure of the Marxist-Leninist Government of East Germany and Some Perspectives on Life in a Socialist System. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 2006. p. 46.
- Richard Felix Staar. Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe. Fifth Edition. California: Hoover Institution Press. 1988. p. 104.