Hamburg state election, 1966

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On 27 March 1966, elections for members of the sixth legislative period of the Hamburg Parliament (Hamburgische Bürgerschaft) after the Second World War were held in the German state of Hamburg.[1] There were 1,375,491 eligible voters.[2]


959,816 voters, meaning a turnout of 69.8%, gave 947,802 valid and 12,014 invalid votes.[2]

Party Votes Vote percentage Seats Seats percentage
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 558.754 59.0%[2] 74 61,7%
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 284.501 30.0%[2] 38 31,7%
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 64.837 6.8%[2] 8 6,7%
National Democratic Party (NPD) 36.654 3.9%[2] 0
Frei-Soziale Union (FSU) 3.056 0.3%[2] 0


Herbert Weichmann continued to be the First Mayor of Hamburg.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Wahltermine in Hamburg seit 1946 (in German), The Federal Returning Officer (Bundeswahlleiter), 2008, retrieved 2009-03-24 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Bürgerschaftswahl 1966 (in German), Statistical office Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein), retrieved 2009-03-24