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 +11.0
FDP 12.9 52 11.9
BP 4.2 17 4.2
DP 4.2 17 4.0
KPD 3.7 15 5.7 -6.6
WAV 3.0 12 2.9
DZ 2.5 10 3.1 -8.0
DKP-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 (2018-09-11 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 5.6 (4.7)
Disp. 4.8 · Adv.ratio: 1.14
Polarization (seats): 0.40
0.38
Description
First post-war election on 14 August 1949.