Schmidt III 1980

# Seats Share L-R
SPD 218 43.9 PM 3.6
FDP 1 53 10.7 5.9
1 Free Democratic (FDP) ministers resigned on 17 September 1982 in conflict over social and tax policies.
Description
FDP ministers resigned on 17 September 1982 and the FDP parliamentary group agreed on 29 September to elect Kohl as Chancellor. Schmidt lost a constructive vote of no-confidence (yes: 256, no: 235, abstain: 4) on 1 October and Kohl was elected by the vote. Earlier this year, Schmidt got support in a confidence vote (yes: 269, no: 224) on 2 February.
Dates
05 Nov 1980 — Election: 05 Oct 1980
Seats – type
271 (497) – minimum winning
Sources
Datenhandbuch Bundestag
New York Times (NYT)
Wikipedia
· DE – Kabinett Schmidt III