Election 1949

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
CDU+CSU
CDU 28.6 115 25.2
CSU 6.0 24 5.8
SPD 32.6 131 29.2
FDP 12.9 52 11.9
BP 4.2 17 4.2
DP 4.2 17 4.0
KPD 3.7 15 5.7
WAV 3.0 12 2.9
DZ 2.5 10 3.1
DRP 1.2 5 1.8
none 0.7 3 4.8
one-seat1 0.2 1 0.3
no-seat2 0 0.9
1 Südschleswigscher Wählerverband (South Schleswig Voter League)
2 Radikal-Soziale Freiheitspartei (Radical Socialist Freedom Party)
Date
14 Aug 1949
Total seats: 402
Cabinets
20 Sep 1949 – Adenauer I
Sources
Bundeswahlleiter
Wikipedia
· EN – West German federal election, 1949
Votes
Electorate: 31,207,620
Total votes: 24,495,614
Valid votes: 23,732,398
Calculated (2018-03-20 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 5.6 (4.7)
Disp. 4.8 · Adv.ratio: 1.14
Polarization: 0.38
Description
First post-war election on 14 August 1949.