Latest Polling Data and election polls for CDU

Current polling data at a glance

Current poll results CDU

In the last election, the party reached 24.1% of the votes. In the current election trend, CDU is at 29.9%. This is a difference of +5.8 compared to the last election result.

In the election trend of the federal states, CDU currently achieves the best values in Bavaria with 41.4%, Schleswig-Holstein with 40% and North Rhine-Westphalia with 35%.

The worst poll results of CDU are currently in Brandenburg with 16.8%, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with 17.9% and Thuringia with 19.6%.

In the last elections, :common_name achieved the best results in Schleswig-Holstein with 40%, Saxony-Anhalt with 28.5%, Bavaria with 41.4%, North Rhine-Westphalia with 35% and Hesse with 34.6%.

Explanation of the Graphics

The graphics show the current poll results for CDU. The first graphic displays the current trend values for each federal state. Each federal state is color-coded: the higher the poll values for CDU in a state, the more intense the color. The paler the color of the state, the lower the value of CDU in current polls. The respective number indicates the latest value of the PolitPro trend. If there has been no new poll since the last election, the achieved election result is displayed. If there are neither election results nor current poll results for CDU in a state, the state is colored gray.

The second graphic shows the change in values for CDU in current election polls compared to the last election result. If CDU has lost support in the current trend compared to the last election, the state is colored red. The darker the red, the greater the losses. If CDU has gained support in polls since the last election, these are shown in green. The more intense the green, the higher the gain since the last election. If there are no poll results, or no new election polls have been conducted since the last election, the state is grayed out.

Clicking on a federal state leads to the trend of that specific state. All poll values are also listed in the table for a clear overview.

All polling data at a glance
Parliament Current poll value Latest election Development
Germany 29.9% 24.1% +5.8
Baden-Württemberg 32.0% 24.1% +7.9
Bavaria 41.4% 37.0% +4.4
Berlin 29.0% 28.2% +0.8
Brandenburg 16.8% 15.6% +1.2
Bremen 26.2% 26.2% ±0.0
Hamburg 20.0% 11.2% +8.8
Hesse 34.6% 34.6% ±0.0
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 17.9% 13.3% +4.6
Lower Saxony 28.0% 28.1% -0.1
North Rhine-Westphalia 35.0% 35.7% -0.7
Rhineland-Palatinate 30.3% 27.7% +2.6
Saarland 23.0% 28.5% -5.5
Saxony 31.0% 32.1% -1.1
Saxony-Anhalt 28.5% 37.1% -8.6
Schleswig-Holstein 40.0% 43.4% -3.4
Thuringia 19.6% 21.8% -2.2

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CDU

Christian Democratic Union
Centre-right
EPP
EU Parliament
No seats

Current government participation

Explanation of the Table

The table shows all current government participations of CDU in the federal states. The first column names the respective federal state of the state parliament where CDU governs. In the second column, the circles represent all parties involved in the government. The color of each circle represents a party involved in the government. A single circle means a government without coalition partners. Two circles represent government coalitions of 2 parties. Coalitions of 3 parties are displayed with three circles accordingly.

CDU is currently governing in 9 federal states: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein.

Seats in parliaments

Bavaria

85 / 203 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Bavaria 2023 37.0% 85 / 203 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2018 37.2% 85 / 205 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2013 47.7% 101 / 180 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2008 43.4% 92 / 187 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2003 60.7% 124 / 180 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1998 52.9% 123 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1994 52.8% 120 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1990 54.9% 127 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1986 55.8% 128 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1982 58.3% 133 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1978 59.1% 129 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1974 62.1% 132 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1970 56.4% 124 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1966 48.1% 110 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1962 47.5% 108 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1958 45.6% 101 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1954 38.0% 83 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1950 27.4% 64 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1946 52.3% 104 / 180 Seats

Berlin

52 / 159 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Berlin 2023 28.2% 52 / 159 Seats
State election in Berlin 2021 18.1% 30 / 147 Seats
State election in Berlin 2016 17.6% 31 / 160 Seats
State election in Berlin 2011 23.3% 39 / 149 Seats
State election in Berlin 2006 21.3% 37 / 149 Seats
State election in Berlin 2001 23.8% 35 / 141 Seats
State election in Berlin 1999 40.8% 76 / 169 Seats
State election in Berlin 1995 37.4% 87 / 206 Seats
State election in Berlin 1990 40.4% 101 / 241 Seats
State election in Berlin 1989 37.7% 55 / 138 Seats
State election in Berlin 1985 46.4% 69 / 144 Seats
State election in Berlin 1981 48.0% 65 / 132 Seats
State election in Berlin 1979 44.4% 63 / 135 Seats
State election in Berlin 1975 43.9% 69 / 147 Seats
State election in Berlin 1971 38.2% 54 / 138 Seats
State election in Berlin 1967 32.9% 47 / 137 Seats
State election in Berlin 1963 28.8% 41 / 140 Seats
State election in Berlin 1958 37.7% 55 / 133 Seats
State election in Berlin 1954 30.4% 44 / 127 Seats
State election in Berlin 1950 24.6% 34 / 127 Seats

Brandenburg

15 / 88 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2019 15.6% 15 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2014 23.0% 21 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2009 19.8% 19 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2004 19.4% 20 / 89 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 1999 26.6% 25 / 89 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 1994 18.7% 18 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 1990 29.4% 27 / 88 Seats

Bremen

24 / 87 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Bremen 2023 26.2% 24 / 87 Seats
State election in Bremen 2019 26.7% 24 / 84 Seats
State election in Bremen 2015 22.4% 20 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 2011 20.4% 20 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 2007 25.6% 23 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 2003 29.8% 29 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 1999 37.1% 42 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1995 32.6% 37 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1991 30.7% 32 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1987 23.4% 25 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1983 33.3% 37 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1979 31.9% 33 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1975 33.8% 35 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1971 31.6% 34 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1967 29.5% 32 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1963 28.9% 31 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1959 14.8% 16 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1955 18.0% 18 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1951 9.0% 9 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1947 22.0% 24 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1946 18.9% 12 / 80 Seats

Hamburg

15 / 121 Seats

Hesse

52 / 133 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Hessen 2023 34.6% 52 / 133 Seats
State election in Hessen 2018 27.0% 40 / 137 Seats
State election in Hessen 2013 38.3% 47 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 2009 37.2% 46 / 118 Seats
State election in Hessen 2008 36.8% 42 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 2003 48.8% 56 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1999 43.4% 50 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1995 39.2% 45 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1991 40.2% 46 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1987 42.1% 47 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1983 39.4% 44 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1982 45.6% 52 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1978 46.0% 53 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1974 47.3% 53 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1970 39.7% 46 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1966 26.4% 26 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1962 28.8% 28 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1958 32.0% 32 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1954 24.1% 24 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1950 18.8% 12 / 80 Seats

Saxony

45 / 119 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Saxony 2019 32.1% 45 / 119 Seats
State election in Saxony 2014 39.4% 59 / 126 Seats
State election in Saxony 2009 40.2% 58 / 132 Seats
State election in Saxony 2004 41.1% 55 / 124 Seats
State election in Saxony 1999 56.9% 76 / 120 Seats
State election in Saxony 1994 58.1% 77 / 120 Seats
State election in Saxony 1990 53.8% 92 / 160 Seats

Saxony-Anhalt

40 / 97 Seats

Thuringia

21 / 90 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Thüringen 2019 21.8% 21 / 90 Seats
State election in Thüringen 2014 33.5% 34 / 91 Seats
State election in Thüringen 2009 31.2% 30 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 2004 43.0% 45 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 1999 51.0% 49 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 1994 42.6% 42 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 1990 45.4% 44 / 89 Seats

Explanation of the Overview

The overview shows the number of seats of CDU in all state parliaments. The first number indicates the number of seats of CDU in the state parliament of each federal state. The second number serves as a reference and represents the total number of representatives in the state parliament.

By clicking, you can expand the results of the federal states and see the election history of all parliament elections. Each row represents an election result of CDU in the respective year. The second row indicates the result achieved by CDU in percentage points of the second votes. In the last column, the number of seats achieved by CDU is displayed in comparison with the total number of representatives in the state parliament. By clicking on the election, the entire election result of all parties can be viewed.

FAQ

Where does CDU/CSU currently stand?

In the current election trend CDU/CSU reaches 29.9% of the vote today. Compared to the last election, this is a difference of +0.1 percentage points.

In the election trend of the federal states, CDU/CSU currently achieves the best values in Bavaria with 41.4%, Schleswig-Holstein with 40% and North Rhine-Westphalia with 35%.

Is CDU left-wing or right-wing?

CDU is a center-right party.

Which faction in the EU Parliament does CDU belong to?

CDU sympathizes with the faction EPP (European People’s Party) in the EU Parliament.

In how many federal states is CDU involved in the government?

CDU is currently governing in 9 federal states: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein.

What does CDU stand for?

CDU is the abbreviation for Christlich Demokratische Union.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Baden-Württemberg?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Baden-Württemberg with 42 members. This corresponds to 27.3% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CSU have in the parliament of Bavaria?

CSU is represented in the parliament of Bavaria with 85 members. This corresponds to 41.9% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Berlin?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Berlin with 52 members. This corresponds to 32.7% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Brandenburg?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Brandenburg with 15 members. This corresponds to 17% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Bremen?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Bremen with 24 members. This corresponds to 27.6% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Hamburg?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Hamburg with 15 members. This corresponds to 12.4% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Hesse?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Hesse with 52 members. This corresponds to 39.1% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with 12 members. This corresponds to 15.2% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Lower Saxony?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Lower Saxony with 47 members. This corresponds to 32.2% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia?

CDU is represented in the parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia with 76 members. This corresponds to 39% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate with 31 members. This corresponds to 30.7% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Saarland?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Saarland with 19 members. This corresponds to 37.3% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Saxony?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Saxony with 45 members. This corresponds to 37.8% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Saxony-Anhalt?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Saxony-Anhalt with 40 members. This corresponds to 41.2% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Schleswig-Holstein?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Schleswig-Holstein with 34 members. This corresponds to 49.3% of all seats in the parliament.

How many seats does CDU have in the parliament of Thuringia?

CDU is represented in the parliament of Thuringia with 21 members. This corresponds to 23.3% of all seats in the parliament.