Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge (electoral district)
Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge is one of the 299 single member constituencies (German: Wahlkreis) used for the German parliament, the Bundestag. One of sixteen districts covering the state of Saxony, it is coterminous with the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district. The constituency elects one representative under the mixed member proportional representation (MMP) system. Under the current constituency numbering system, it is designated as constituency 158.
The constituency was created for the 2002 election as Sächsische Schweiz – Weißeritzkreis, assuming its current name for the 2009 election, following a local government reform. Most of the constituency had previously been part of the Pirna – Sebnitz – Bischofswerda constituency. All elections to date have been won by the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) candidate Klaus Brähmig.
|Party||Constituency results||List results|
|Candidate||Votes||% share||+/-||Votes||% share||+/-|
|Christian Democratic Union||Klaus Brähmig||62,530||45.1||+4.1||56,001||40.3||+5.2|
|The Left||Monika Knoche||28,233||20.3||+0.8||28,970||20.8||+1.1|
|Social Democratic Party of Germany||Klaus Wolframm||16,194||11.7||-8.2||16,725||12.0||-8.1|
|Free Democratic Party||Thomas Richter||15,292||11.0||+3.8||19,910||14.3||+3.5|
|National Democratic Party of Germany||Olaf Rose||7,983||5.8||-2.0||7,717||5.6||-1.5|
|Alliance '90/The Greens||Monika Lazar||6,378||4.6||+1.1||7,346||5.3||+1.1|
|La Rouche Movement||Rico Schulz||2,150||1.5||+0.3||1,621||1.2||+0.4|
|Marxist–Leninist Party of Germany||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||258||0.2||+0.0|