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Lower Saxony: Poll by Infratest dimap from 04.10.2017

Polling data

SPD
34.0
±0.0
CDU
34.0
-1.0
Grüne
8.5
-0.5
FDP
8.0
±0.0
AfD
8.0
+2.0
Linke
4.5
-0.5
Sonst.
3.0
±0.0
Development since the last election on 09.10.2022
Infratest dimap – 1002 respondents – 02.10.2017-04.10.2017
Next election: 2027
The next parliamentary election in Lower Saxony is expected to take place in 2027.

Election poll results

Lower Saxony - The latest poll for the State election in Lower Saxony from Infratest dimap shows the following results: SPD 34%, CDU 34%, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen 8.5%, FDP 8%, AfD 8% and Die Linke 4.5%. If an election were held in Lower Saxony this Sunday, CDU might gain the most in voter favorability with +5.9 growth since the last election. Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, on the other hand, would lose the most votes (-6.0) in the election barometer compared to the last election result.

Stephan Weil is currently governing with a Coalition of the center from Bündnis 90/Die Grünen and SPD. With 46.0% of virtual seats, the government could fail to remain in office.

The election survey was collected by Infratest dimap. For this purpose, 1002 persons were asked about their party preference in a period of 2 days (02.10.2017 - 04.10.2017).

Coalition possibilities

135
SPD
50
Grüne
12
FDP
12
CDU
49
AfD
12
Majority requires 68 seats
SPD + CDU
99
CDU + Bündnis 90/Die Grünen + FDP
SPD + Bündnis 90/Die Grünen + FDP
CDU + AfD + FDP
SPD + Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
62
CDU + Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
61
CDU + FDP
61

Frequently asked questions about election polls

Election poll results

This election poll on the parliamentary election in Lower Saxony was conducted by Infratest dimap. The survey took place between 02.10.2017 and 04.10.2017 among 1002 eligible voters. After this election poll would get SPD 34%, CDU 34%, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen 8.5%, FDP 8%, AfD 8% and Die Linke 4.5%.

How reliable are election polls?

Election polls depict the current political mood and are not a forecast for the next upcoming election. Due to the polling method, the margin of error of each party's score is 1.5 to 3 percentage points, depending on the level of the score. For this reason, many polling institutes do not mention minor parties until values of around 3 percent are reached, as it is difficult to make serious statements below this level.

What should you look out for in election polls?

Pay attention to a sufficiently large sample size in polls. This should be at least 1000 respondents. Also pay attention to which institute is conducting the poll and who the clients are. Some institutes tend to rate certain parties too high or too low.