Election result 1953 in Germany

Election result

CDU/CSU
45.2
+14.2
SPD
28.8
-0.4
FDP
9.5
-2.4
GB/BHE
5.9
DP
3.3
-0.7
KPD
2.2
-3.5
BP
1.7
-2.5
GVP
1.2
DRP
1.1
Zentr.
0.8
-2.3
DNS
0.3
Others
0.2

Distribution of seats in parliament

Parties in parliament
Seats in parliament : 509
Political orientation
Left-leaning parties : 151
Right-leaning parties : 309

Coalition possibilities

Majority requires 255 seats
CDU/CSU + SPD
394
CDU/CSU + FDP
291
CDU/CSU + GB/BHE
270
CDU/CSU + Deutsche Partei
258
CDU/CSU + Zentrum
246
CDU/CSU
243

Pre-election institute polls

Election result
CDU/CSU
45.2
SPD
28.8
FDP
9.5
GB/BHE
5.9
DP
3.3
Others
7.5

Election result

Party Votes Seats
CDU/CSU 45.2% +14.2% 243 +104
SPD 28.8% -0.4% 151 +20
FDP 9.5% -2.4% 48 -4
GB/BHE 5.9% +5.9% 27 +27
Deutsche Partei 3.3% -0.7% 15 -2
KPD 2.2% -3.5% 0 -15
Bayernpartei 1.7% -2.5% 0 -17
Gesamtdeutsche Volkspartei 1.2% +1.2% 0 ±0
Deutsche Reichspartei 1.1% +1.1% 0 ±0
Zentrum 0.8% -2.3% 3 -7
Nationale Sammlung 0.3% +0.3% 0 ±0
Südschleswigscher Wählerverband 0.2% -0.1% 0 -1
Die guten Deutschen <0.1% ±0.0% 0 ±0
Schleswig-Holsteinische Landespartei <0.1% ±0.0% 0 ±0
VU <0.1% ±0.0% 0 ±0