Gorbach I 1961

# Seats Share L-R
OVP 79 47.9 PM 6.5
SPO 78 47.3 3.7
Description
Cabinet was appointed on 11 April 1961.
On 12 July 1962, coalition parties agreed to call an early election to seek a fresh mandate before the beginning of negotiations with the European Economic Community.
Cabinet ended with an early election on 18 November 1962 and resigned two days later.
Dates
11 Apr 1961 — Election: 10 May 1959
Seats – type
157 (165) – minimum winning
Sources
Müller and Strøm (2000)
New York Times (NYT)
Wikipedia
· DE – Bundesregierung Gorbach I