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Election result 2008 in Lower Saxony

Election result

CDU
42.5
-5.8
SPD
30.3
-3.1
FDP
8.2
+0.1
Grüne
8.0
+0.4
Linke
7.1
NPD
1.5
FW
0.5
Tier
0.5
FAMILIE
0.4
+0.4
Friesen
0.3
Graue
0.3
±0.0
Others
0.5

Distribution of seats in parliament

Parties in parliament
Seats in parliament : 152
Political orientation
Left-leaning parties : 71
Right-leaning parties : 81

Coalition possibilities

152
Linke
11
SPD
48
Grüne
12
FDP
13
CDU
68
Majority requires 77 seats
CDU + SPD
116
CDU + FDP
81
CDU + Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
80
CDU + Die Linke
79
SPD + FDP + Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
SPD + Bündnis 90/Die Grünen + Die Linke

Pre-election institute polls

Election result
CDU
42.5
SPD
30.3
FDP
8.2
Grüne
8
Linke
7.1
Others
4

Election result

Party Votes Seats
CDU 42.5% -5.8% 68 -23
SPD 30.3% -3.1% 48 -15
FDP 8.2% +0.1% 13 -2
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen 8.0% +0.4% 12 -2
Die Linke 7.1% +7.1% 11 +11
NPD 1.5% +1.5% 0 ±0
Freie Wähler 0.5% +0.5% 0 ±0
Tierschutzpartei 0.5% +0.5% 0 ±0
FAMILIE 0.4% +0.4% 0 ±0
Die Friesen 0.3% +0.3% 0 ±0
Die Grauen – Graue Panther 0.3% ±0.0% 0 ±0
Demokratie durch Volksabstimmung 0.2% +0.2% 0 ±0
Partei Bibeltreuer Christen 0.2% ±0.0% 0 ±0
ÖDP 0.1% ±0.0% 0 ±0