2017 Schleswig-Holstein state election

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Schleswig-Holstein state election, 2017

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All 73 seats of the Landtag of Schleswig-Holstein
37 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  1323-ri-42-CDU Daniel Guenther.jpg 13-08-23-torsten-albig-07.jpg 1456-ri-104-Gruene Monika Heinold.jpg
Leader Daniel Günther Torsten Albig Monika Heinold
Party CDU SPD Green
Last election 22 seats, 30.8% 22 seats, 30.4% 10 seats, 13.2%
Seats before 22 22 10
Seats won 25 21 10
Seat change Increase3 Decrease1 Steady
Percentage 32.0% 27.2% 12.9%
Swing Increase1.2% Decrease3.2% Decrease0.3%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  2013-08-23 - Wolfgang Kubicki - 8689.jpg 2017-05-14 NRW Landtagswahl by Olaf Kosinsky-65.jpg Marianne Kolter 01.jpg
Leader Wolfgang Kubicki Jörg Nobis Marianne Kolter
Party FDP AfD Left
Last election 6 seats, 8.2% did not exist 0 seats, 2.3%
Seats before 6 0 0
Seats won 9 5 0
Seat change Increase3 Increase5 Steady
Percentage 11.5% 5.9% 3.8%
Swing Increase3.2% Increase5.9% Increase1.5%

  Seventh party Eighth party
  1312-ri-36-Lars Harms SSW.jpg 1473-ri-110-Patrick Breyer Piraten.jpg
Leader Lars Harms Patrick Breyer
Party SSW Pirates
Last election 3 seats, 4.6% 6 seats, 8.2%
Seats before 3 6
Seats won 3 0
Seat change Steady Decrease6
Percentage 3.3% 1.2%
Swing Decrease1.3% Decrease7.0%

Minister-President before election

Torsten Albig
SPD

Elected Minister-President

Daniel Günther
CDU

State elections were held in Schleswig-Holstein on 7 May 2017. All seats in the Landtag of Schleswig-Holstein were contested. Going into the election, Torsten Albig as Minister-President led a coalition consisting of his Social Democratic Party (SPD) along with the Greens and South Schleswig Voters' Association (SSW).

The election resulted in the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) forming a Jamaica Coalition government with the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Greens, the Cabinet Günther, and Daniel Günther was sworn in as Minister-President in June.

Opinion polls[edit]

Poll source[1] Publication date CDU SPD Greens FDP Pirates SSW The Left AfD Other
Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 4 May 2017 32% 29% 12% 11% 3% 4.5% 6% 2.5%
INSA 29 April 2017 33% 29% 12% 10% 4% 5% 5% 2%
Infratest dimap 27 April 2017 32% 31% 12% 8.5% 3% 4.5% 6% 3%
Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 27 April 2017 32% 30% 12% 9% 3% 5% 6% 3%
Infratest dimap 20 April 2017 31% 33% 12% 9% 3% 4% 5% 3%
Infratest dimap 6 April 2017 30% 33% 12% 9% 3% 4% 7% 2%
Infratest dimap 16 March 2017 27% 33% 14% 9% 3% 4% 7% 3%
Infratest dimap 9 December 2016 34% 26% 15% 9% 3% 5% 6% 2%
INSA 19 October 2016 26% 31% 13% 12% 1% 4% 4% 6% 3%
Forsa 16 April 2016 28% 28% 16% 9% 1% 4% 3% 9% 2%
Infratest dimap 31 October 2014 34% 29% 15% 3% 2% 3% 5% 7% 2%
Infratest dimap 7 May 2012 34% 31% 15% 6% 3% 4% 3% 4%
2012 election result 6 May 2012 30.8% 30.4% 13.2% 8.2% 8.2% 4.6% 2.3% n.k. 2.3%

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 7 May 2017 Landtag of Schleswig-Holstein elections results[2]
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Party Constituency Party list Total seats
Votes % +/− Seats +/− Votes % +/− Seats +/− Seats +/− %
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 565,065 38.6% +1.8% 25 +3 471,460 32.0% +1.2% 0 Steady 25 +3 34%
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 479,840 32.8% −3.0% 10 −3 401,806 27.3% −3.2% 11 +2 21 −1 29%
Alliance '90/The Greens (Grünen) 131,446 9.0% −1.6% 0 Steady 190,181 12.9% −0.3% 10 Steady 10 Steady 14%
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 106,074 7.2% +2.9% 0 Steady 169,037 11.5% +3.3% 9 +3 9 +3 12%
Alternative for Germany (AfD) 60,990 4.2% +4.2% 0 Steady 86,711 5.9% +5.9% 5 +5 5 +5 7%
The Left (Die Linke) 51,182 3.2% +1.1% 0 Steady 56,018 3.8% +1.5% 0 Steady 0 Steady 0%
South Schleswig Voters' Association (SSW) 51,182 3.3% −1.3% 0 Steady 30,193 2.1% −0.4% 3 Steady 3 Steady 4%
Pirate Party Germany (PIRATES) 21,942 1.5% −5.9% 0 Steady 17,091 1.2% −7.0% 0 −6 0 −6 0%
Others 17,874 0.2% ±0 0 ±0 33,250 2.2% ±0 0 ±0 0 ±0 0%
Valid votes 1,464,606 98.4% 1,474,508 99.1%
Invalid votes 23,748 1.6% 13,846 0.9%
Total votes and turnout 1,488,534 64.3% 35 13,846 0.9% 38 73 +3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sonntagsfrage – Schleswig-Holstein (Wahlumfrage, Wahlumfragen)". Wahlrecht.de. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Landtagswahl in Schleswig-Holstein am 7. Mai 2017" (in German). Statistical Office for Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg. 7 May 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017.

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