Election 1961

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
CDU+CSU
CDU 38.5 192 35.8 -3.9
CSU 10.0 50 9.6 -0.9
SPD 38.1 190 36.2 +4.4
FDP 13.4 67 12.8 +5.1
GDP 0 2.8
DFU 0 1.9
Date
17 Sep 1961
Total seats: 499
Cabinets
14 Nov 1961 – Adenauer VII
16 Oct 1963 – Erhard I
Sources
Bundeswahlleiter
Wikipedia
· EN – West German federal election, 1961
Votes
Electorate: 37,440,715
Total votes: 32,849,624
Valid votes: 31,550,901
Calculated (2018-08-15 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 3.5 (3.1)
Disp. 3.4 · Adv.ratio: 1.07
Polarization (seats): 0.30
0.27