Election 1980

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
CDU+CSU
CDU 35.0 174 34.2 -3.9
CSU 10.5 52 10.3 -0.3
SPD 43.9 218 42.9 +0.3
FDP 10.7 53 10.6 +2.7
Gruene 0 1.5
Date
05 Oct 1980
Total seats: 497
Cabinets
05 Nov 1980 – Schmidt III
01 Oct 1982 – Kohl I
Sources
Bundeswahlleiter
Datenhandbuch Bundestag
Wikipedia
· EN – West German federal election, 1980
Votes
Electorate: 43,231,741
Total votes: 38,292,176
Valid votes: 37,938,981
Calculated (2017-11-28 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 3.1 (3.0)
Disp. 1.4 · Adv.ratio: 1.02
Polarization: 0.28
Description
Parliament was dissolved on 6 January 1983 by President Carstens (Schindler 1999, 1246) after Kohl initiated a confidence vote to dissolve parliament.