Dusseldorf Just before the state elections on May 15, we will review the most important results of the 2017 elections. What was the turnout in Altenberg? What was the strongest force? On election evening, we will inform you here about 2022.
A new state parliament in North Rhine-Westphalia is elected every five years. This year’s election will take place on May 15. In this article, you can find out how voters in the municipality of Altenberg decide on the election day which party will get the most votes and who will rule the state in the coming legislature. But first, a bit of a retrospective: the current state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia was elected in 2017. May 14 At the state level, the CDU received the most votes, receiving 33.2 percent. second votes. The party formed a coalition with the FDP (12.8 percent). At the time, black and yellow replaced the red-green state government of Hannelore Kraft (SPD). Armin Laschet (CDU) has become the new prime minister. Here you can find out what the election result and voter turnout in Altenberg municipality looked like.
Participation in Altenberg municipality 2017 elections
In 2017, 75.9 percent of the electorate participated in the elections in Altenbergė municipality. At that time, 7,910 citizens had the right to vote. Of these, 6004 voted in total. Municipal election commissions determined 39 invalid second votes and 45 invalid first votes.
The right to vote in 2022 in state elections: age, nationality – this applies
Who can vote is state election regulations In the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia. Everyone who has reached the age of 18, has German citizenship and lived in the NRW for at least 16 days before the election has the right to vote. NRW has the right to vote for about 13.2 million. The right to vote is state constitution and to state election law embedded – see more detailed settings state election regulations.
This party was the strongest force in the 2017 Altenberg municipality elections
In NRW state elections, citizens are generally allowed to cast two votes. In the first ballot, citizens elect a direct candidate in their constituency. The second ballot shall elect one of the parties to participate in the state elections. The sum of these votes ultimately determines how many seats a party has in the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia.
On the one hand, these seats are held by direct candidates who enter Parliament first. There are also candidates that the parties have put on state lists. The more seats a party has, the more candidates from the list will enter the state parliament without direct candidates.
The strongest force in the Altenberg community in 2017 was the CDU. At that time, the second-party party garnered 43.5 percent. Results in detail:
- CDU: 43.5 percent, 2,592 votes
- SPD: 24.3 percent, 1,450 votes
- Greens: 9.3 percent, 555 votes
- FDP: 13.1 percent, 781 votes
- AfD: 3.3 percent, 197 votes
- Remaining: 3.8 percent, 226 votes
- Other: 2.7 percent, 164 votes
The first of 2017 Result of the vote in the Altenberg municipality elections
The CDU received the largest number of first votes in the municipality of Altenberg (51.4%). Results in detail:
- CDU: 51.4 percent, 3,064 votes
- SPD: 28.1 percent, 1,675 votes
- Greens: 8.5 percent, 506 votes
- FDP: 6.9 percent, 412 votes
- AfD: 0.0 percent, 0 votes
- Remaining: 3.9 percent, 233 votes
- Other: 1.2 percent, 69 votes
About 2022 state elections we provide you with all the information, reactions, background information and analysis. You can find them all on our review page Results in all constituencies – visualized and analyzed in real time.
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