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Bundestag: All parties at a glance

Parties in the parliament

Since the last Bundestag elections in the year 2017, 7 parties are represented in the German parliament. CDU, CSU and SPD are part of the government, AfD, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, Die Linke and FDP form the opposition. Parties can only move into the Bundestag if they obtain a direct mandate or exceed the threshold of 5%.

AfD

Name Alternative für Deutschland
Translation Alternative for Germany
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament ID
Political orientation arrow_forward_iosarrow_forward_ios Right-wing
Latest election trend 9.9% - Stable
All information at a glance: AfD

Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

Name Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
Translation Alliance ’90/The Greens
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation nature Environment & Climate
Latest election trend 19.8% - Increasing
All information at a glance: Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

CDU/CSU

Name Christlich Demokratische Union / Christlich-Soziale Union
Translation Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament EPP
Political orientation arrow_forward_ios Centre-right
Government star Part of the government
Latest election trend 36.4% - Stable
All information at a glance: CDU/CSU

Die Linke

Name Die Linke
Translation The Left
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Left
Political orientation arrow_back_iosarrow_back_ios Left-wing
Latest election trend 7.3% - Declining
All information at a glance: Die Linke

FDP

Name Freie Demokratische Partei
Translation Free Democratic Party
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament RE
Political orientation zoom_out_map Liberal politics
Latest election trend 5.7% - Stable
All information at a glance: FDP

SPD

Name Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands
Translation Social Democratic Party of Germany
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament S&D
Political orientation arrow_back_ios Centre-left
Government star Part of the government
Latest election trend 15.9% - Stable
All information at a glance: SPD

Other important parties

Die PARTEI

Name Die PARTEI
Translation Party for Labour, Rule of Law, Animal Protection, Promotion of Elites and Grassroots Democratic Initiative
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation mood Satire
All information at a glance: Die PARTEI

Freie Wähler

Name Freie Wähler
Translation Free Voters
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament RE
Political orientation arrow_forward_ios Centre-right
All information at a glance: Freie Wähler

NPD

Name Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands
Political orientation arrow_forward_iosarrow_forward_iosarrow_forward_ios Far right
All information at a glance: NPD

Piratenpartei

Name Piratenpartei
Translation Pirate Party Germany
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation arrow_back_iosarrow_back_ios Left-wing
All information at a glance: Piratenpartei

Tierschutzpartei

Name Partei Mensch Umwelt Tierschutz
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation pets Animal Protection
All information at a glance: Tierschutzpartei

Volt

Name Volt
Translation Volt
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation arrow_back_ios Centre-left
Latest election trend 1.3% - Stable
All information at a glance: Volt