Kohl I 1982

# Seats Share L-R
CDU+CSU 226° PM 6.3
FDP 53 10.7 5.9
Description
Cabinet won a constructive vote of no confidence on 1 October 1982 against Schmidt III cabinet.
PM Kohl initiated a confidence vote (yes: 8, no: 218, abstain: 248) on 17 December 1982 and most coalition MPs abstained from voting, to dissolve parliament and call a snap election.
Dates
01 Oct 1982 — Election: 05 Oct 1980
Seats – type
279 (497) – minimum winning
Sources
Datenhandbuch Bundestag
Wikipedia
· DE – Kabinett Kohl I