Kohl I 1982

# Seats Share L-R
CDU+CSU 226° PM 6.3
FDP 53 10.7 5.9
Description
Cabinet was elected with a motion of no confidence to cabinet Schmidt III on 1. October.
Kohl initiated a vote of confidence (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