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Next German federal election

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Next German federal election

← 2021 On or before 26 October 2025
← List of members of the 20th Bundestag

All 598 seats in the Bundestag, including any overhang and leveling seats
300 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
Olaf Scholz In March 2022.jpg
Friedrich Merz in March 2022.jpg

Leader Olaf Scholz Friedrich Merz Ricarda Lang
& Omid Nouripour
Party SPD CDU/CSU Green
Last election 25.7%, 206 seats 24.1%, 197 seats 14.7%, 118 seats

2020-02-14 Christian Lindner (Bundestagsprojekt 2020) by Sandro Halank–2.jpg
Tino Chrupalla, 2020 (cropped).jpg

Leader Christian Lindner Tino Chrupalla Janine Wissler &
Susanne Hennig-Wellsow
Party FDP AfD Left
Last election 11.4%, 91 seats 10.4%, 83 seats 4.9%, 39 seats

Incumbent Government

Scholz cabinet

The next German federal election will be held on or before 26 October 2025 to elect the members of the 21st Bundestag.[1] The date will be selected by the President of Germany.[2]


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  1. "Nach der Bundestagswahl: Wie geht es jetzt weiter?" [After the general election: what's next]. RND (in German). 26 September 2021. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  2. "§ 16 BWahlG - Einzelnorm". gesetze-im-internet.de. Archived from the original on 17 November 2020. Retrieved 24 April 2019.