2021 German federal election

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2021 German federal election

← 2017 26 September 2021

All 598 seats in the Bundestag (plus overhang and leveling seats)
300 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
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2018-12-09 SPD Europadelegiertenkonferenz Olaf Scholz 2888.jpg
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Leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Olaf Scholz Jörg Meuthen[a]
Tino Chrupalla
Party CDU/CSU SPD Alternative for Germany
Leader since 7 December 2018 10 August 2020[b] 30 November 2019
Leader's seat
Last election 246 seats, 32.9% 153 seats, 20.5% 94 seats, 12.6%

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Leader Christian Lindner Katja Kipping
Bernd Riexinger
Annalena Baerbock
Robert Habeck
Party Free Democratic Party (Germany) The Left (Germany) Alliance 90/The Greens
Leader since 7 December 2013 2 June 2012 27 January 2018
Leader's seat North Rhine-Westphalia (list) Saxony (list)
Baden-Württemberg (list)
Brandenburg (list)
Last election 80 seats, 10.7% 69 seats, 9.2% 67 seats, 8.9%

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Incumbent Chancellor

Angela Merkel

The 2021 German federal election will be held no later than 24 October 2021.

Parties[change | change source]

Incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel announced her retirement from politics in October 2018, by announcing she will not run for re-election for CDU Leader and Chancellor.[1]

Major[change | change source]

These parties have received at least 4% of the national vote in the last German federal election, and are predicted to win seats in this next election.

Minor[change | change source]

These parties received at least 0.5% of the national vote in the last German federal election.

Opinion polls[change | change source]

Below is the monthly average of opinion polls towards the election. Mittelwerte der Umfragen und Prognosen zur 20. Bundestagswahl.png

References[change | change source]

  1. Currently sits as an MEP in the European Parliament.
  2. Scholz was nominated as the SPD's Chancellor candidate on 10 August 2020, but is not party leader.
  1. "Angela Merkel to step down in 2021". BBC News. 2018-10-29. Retrieved 2018-10-29.

Other websites[change | change source]