Election 1957

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
CDU+CSU
CDU 43.7 217 39.7 +3.3
CSU 10.7 53 10.5 +1.7
SPD 34.0 169 31.8 +3.0
FDP 8.2 41 7.7 -1.8
DP1 3.4 17 3.4 +0.1
GB/BHE 0 4.6 -1.3
DRP 0 1.0 -0.1
1 German Party (DP) gained representation in the Bundestag by winning 5 SMD seats (6 total, 3 required) through electoral coordination with the Christian Democrats (CDU).
Date
15 Sep 1957
Total seats: 497
Cabinets
24 Oct 1957 – Adenauer V
01 Jul 1960 – Adenauer VI
Sources
Bundeswahlleiter
Datenhandbuch Bundestag
Wikipedia
· EN – West German federal election, 1957
Votes
Electorate: 35,400,923
Total votes: 31,072,894
Valid votes: 29,905,428
Calculated (2018-07-15 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 3.6 (3.1)
Disp. 4.6 · Adv.ratio: 1.10
Polarization (seats): 0.38
0.38