Latest Polling Data and election polls for SPD

Current polling data at a glance

Current poll results SPD

In the last election, the party reached 25.7% of the votes. In the current election trend, SPD is at 15.5%. This is a difference of -10.2 compared to the last election result.

In the election trend of the federal states, SPD currently achieves the best values in Saarland with 35%, Hamburg with 30% and Bremen with 29.8%.

The worst poll results of SPD are currently in Saxony-Anhalt with 4.5%, Saxony with 6.2% and Bavaria with 6.9%.

In the last elections, :common_name achieved the best results in Saarland with 35%, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with 21%, Hamburg with 30%, Rhineland-Palatinate with 22% and Lower Saxony with 29%.

Explanation of the Graphics

The graphics show the current poll results for SPD. The first graphic displays the current trend values for each federal state. Each federal state is color-coded: the higher the poll values for SPD in a state, the more intense the color. The paler the color of the state, the lower the value of SPD 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 SPD in a state, the state is colored gray.

The second graphic shows the change in values for SPD in current election polls compared to the last election result. If SPD 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 SPD 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 15.5% 25.7% -10.2
Baden-Württemberg 10.7% 11.0% -0.3
Bavaria 6.9% 8.4% -1.5
Berlin 16.0% 18.4% -2.4
Brandenburg 21.3% 26.2% -4.9
Bremen 29.8% 29.8% ±0.0
Hamburg 30.0% 39.2% -9.2
Hesse 14.0% 15.1% -1.1
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 21.0% 39.6% -18.6
Lower Saxony 29.0% 33.4% -4.4
North Rhine-Westphalia 16.0% 26.7% -10.7
Rhineland-Palatinate 22.0% 35.7% -13.7
Saarland 35.0% 43.5% -8.5
Saxony 6.2% 7.7% -1.5
Saxony-Anhalt 4.5% 8.4% -3.9
Schleswig-Holstein 15.0% 16.0% -1.0
Thuringia 7.6% 8.2% -0.6

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SPD

Social Democratic Party of Germany
Centre-left
S&D
EU Parliament
Government
The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) was founded in 1863 and is one of the oldest political parties in Germany. It played a significant role in the Weimar Republic and was instrumental in the establishment of the Federal Republic of Germany after World War II.
The SPD stands for core values such as social justice, equal opportunities, and democracy. It advocates for workers' rights, education for all, and a fair distribution of income.
In the last election, the party reached 25.7% of the votes. In the current election trend, SPD is at 15.5%. This is a difference of -10.2 compared to the last election result. The party is represented in the current parliament with 206 Seats.

Current government participation

Explanation of the Table

The table shows all current government participations of SPD in the federal states. The first column names the respective federal state of the state parliament where SPD 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.

SPD is currently governing in 12 federal states: Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

Seats in parliaments

Bavaria

17 / 203 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Bavaria 2023 8.4% 17 / 203 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2018 9.7% 22 / 205 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2013 20.6% 42 / 180 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2008 18.6% 39 / 187 Seats
State election in Bavaria 2003 19.6% 41 / 180 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1998 28.7% 67 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1994 30.0% 70 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1990 26.0% 58 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1986 27.5% 61 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1982 31.9% 71 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1978 31.4% 65 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1974 30.2% 64 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1970 33.3% 70 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1966 35.8% 79 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1962 35.3% 79 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1958 30.9% 64 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1954 28.1% 61 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1950 28.0% 63 / 204 Seats
State election in Bavaria 1946 28.6% 54 / 180 Seats

Berlin

34 / 159 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Berlin 2023 18.4% 34 / 159 Seats
State election in Berlin 2021 21.4% 36 / 147 Seats
State election in Berlin 2016 21.6% 38 / 160 Seats
State election in Berlin 2011 28.3% 47 / 149 Seats
State election in Berlin 2006 30.8% 53 / 149 Seats
State election in Berlin 2001 29.7% 44 / 141 Seats
State election in Berlin 1999 22.4% 42 / 169 Seats
State election in Berlin 1995 23.6% 55 / 206 Seats
State election in Berlin 1990 30.4% 76 / 241 Seats
State election in Berlin 1989 37.3% 55 / 138 Seats
State election in Berlin 1985 32.4% 48 / 144 Seats
State election in Berlin 1981 38.3% 51 / 132 Seats
State election in Berlin 1979 42.7% 61 / 135 Seats
State election in Berlin 1975 42.6% 67 / 147 Seats
State election in Berlin 1971 50.4% 73 / 138 Seats
State election in Berlin 1967 56.9% 81 / 137 Seats
State election in Berlin 1963 61.9% 89 / 140 Seats
State election in Berlin 1958 52.6% 78 / 133 Seats
State election in Berlin 1954 44.6% 64 / 127 Seats
State election in Berlin 1950 44.7% 61 / 127 Seats

Brandenburg

25 / 88 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2019 26.2% 25 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2014 31.9% 30 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2009 33.0% 31 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 2004 31.9% 33 / 89 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 1999 39.3% 37 / 89 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 1994 54.1% 52 / 88 Seats
State election in Brandenburg 1990 38.2% 36 / 88 Seats

Bremen

27 / 87 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Bremen 2023 29.8% 27 / 87 Seats
State election in Bremen 2019 24.9% 23 / 84 Seats
State election in Bremen 2015 32.8% 30 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 2011 38.6% 36 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 2007 36.7% 32 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 2003 42.3% 40 / 83 Seats
State election in Bremen 1999 42.6% 47 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1995 33.4% 37 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1991 38.8% 41 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1987 50.5% 54 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1983 51.3% 58 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1979 49.4% 52 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1975 48.7% 52 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1971 55.3% 59 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1967 46.0% 50 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1963 54.7% 57 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1959 54.9% 61 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1955 47.8% 52 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1951 39.1% 43 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1947 41.7% 46 / 100 Seats
State election in Bremen 1946 47.6% 51 / 80 Seats

Hamburg

54 / 121 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Hamburg 2020 39.2% 54 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 2015 45.6% 58 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 2011 48.4% 62 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 2008 34.1% 45 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 2004 30.5% 41 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 2001 36.5% 46 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1997 36.2% 54 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1993 40.4% 58 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1991 48.0% 61 / 121 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1987 45.0% 55 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1986 41.7% 53 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1982 51.3% 64 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1982 42.7% 55 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1978 51.5% 69 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1974 45.0% 56 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1970 55.3% 70 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1966 59.0% 74 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1961 57.4% 72 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1957 53.9% 69 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1953 45.2% 58 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1949 42.8% 65 / 120 Seats
State election in Hamburg 1946 43.1% 83 / 110 Seats

Hesse

23 / 133 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Hessen 2023 15.1% 23 / 133 Seats
State election in Hessen 2018 19.8% 29 / 137 Seats
State election in Hessen 2013 30.7% 37 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 2009 23.7% 29 / 118 Seats
State election in Hessen 2008 36.7% 42 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 2003 29.1% 33 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1999 39.4% 46 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1995 38.0% 44 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1991 40.2% 46 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1987 40.2% 44 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1983 46.2% 51 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1982 42.8% 49 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1978 44.3% 50 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1974 43.2% 49 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1970 45.9% 53 / 110 Seats
State election in Hessen 1966 51.0% 52 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1962 50.8% 51 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1958 46.9% 48 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1954 42.6% 44 / 96 Seats
State election in Hessen 1950 44.4% 47 / 80 Seats

Saxony

10 / 119 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Saxony 2019 7.7% 10 / 119 Seats
State election in Saxony 2014 12.4% 18 / 126 Seats
State election in Saxony 2009 10.4% 14 / 132 Seats
State election in Saxony 2004 9.8% 13 / 124 Seats
State election in Saxony 1999 10.7% 14 / 120 Seats
State election in Saxony 1994 16.6% 22 / 120 Seats
State election in Saxony 1990 19.1% 32 / 160 Seats

Saxony-Anhalt

9 / 97 Seats

Thuringia

8 / 90 Seats
Election Results Seats
State election in Thüringen 2019 8.2% 8 / 90 Seats
State election in Thüringen 2014 12.4% 12 / 91 Seats
State election in Thüringen 2009 18.5% 18 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 2004 14.5% 15 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 1999 18.5% 18 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 1994 29.6% 29 / 88 Seats
State election in Thüringen 1990 22.8% 21 / 89 Seats

Explanation of the Overview

The overview shows the number of seats of SPD in all state parliaments. The first number indicates the number of seats of SPD 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 SPD in the respective year. The second row indicates the result achieved by SPD in percentage points of the second votes. In the last column, the number of seats achieved by SPD 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 SPD currently stand?

In the current election trend SPD reaches 15.5% of the vote today. Compared to the last election, this is a difference of -10.2 percentage points.

In the election trend of the federal states, SPD currently achieves the best values in Saarland with 35%, Hamburg with 30% and Bremen with 29.8%.

What are the political positions of SPD?

The SPD stands for core values such as social justice, equal opportunities, and democracy. It advocates for workers' rights, education for all, and a fair distribution of income.

Is SPD left-wing or right-wing?

SPD is a center-left party.

Which faction in the EU Parliament does SPD belong to?

SPD sympathizes with the faction S&D (Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats) in the EU Parliament.

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

SPD is currently governing in 12 federal states: Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

What does SPD stand for?

SPD is the abbreviation for Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Baden-Württemberg with 19 members. This corresponds to 12.3% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Bavaria with 17 members. This corresponds to 8.4% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Berlin with 34 members. This corresponds to 21.4% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Brandenburg with 25 members. This corresponds to 28.4% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Bremen with 27 members. This corresponds to 31% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Hamburg with 54 members. This corresponds to 44.6% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Hesse with 23 members. This corresponds to 17.3% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with 34 members. This corresponds to 43% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Lower Saxony with 57 members. This corresponds to 39% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia with 56 members. This corresponds to 28.7% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate with 39 members. This corresponds to 38.6% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Saarland with 29 members. This corresponds to 56.9% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Saxony with 10 members. This corresponds to 8.4% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Saxony-Anhalt with 9 members. This corresponds to 9.3% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Schleswig-Holstein with 12 members. This corresponds to 17.4% of all seats in the parliament.

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

SPD is represented in the parliament of Thuringia with 8 members. This corresponds to 8.9% of all seats in the parliament.