Dusseldorf Just before the state elections on May 15, we will review the most important results of the 2017 elections. What was voter turnout in the Geldern district? 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. On election day, in this article, you can find out how Geldern voters decide which party will get the most votes and who will rule the country 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 results and voter turnout in Gelderne looked like.
Voter turnout in 2017 in state elections
In 2017, 65.2 percent of Gelderne voted. At that time, 25,863 citizens had the right to vote. A total of 16,856 people cast their votes. Municipal election commissions found 131 invalid second votes and 203 invalid first votes.
Who has the right to vote in 2022. NRW state election?
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.
Winner of the second ballot in Gelderne in 2017 in state 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 Gelderne in 2017 was the CDU. At that time, the party won 43.8 percent of the vote. Results in detail:
- CDU: 43.8 percent, 7,325 votes
- SPD: 26 percent, 4347 votes
- Greens: 4.6 percent, 776 votes
- FDP: 12.9 percent, 2,158 votes
- AfD: 5.4 percent, 897 votes
- Remaining: 3.7 percent, 611 votes
- Other: 3.7 percent, 611 votes
The first result of the vote in 2017 elections for the municipality of Geldern
Gelderne received the largest number of first votes in the CDU (50.5%). Results in detail:
- CDU: 50.5 percent, 8,402 votes
- SPD: 27.2 percent, 4,523 votes
- Greens: 5.2 percent, 858 votes
- FDP: 8.3 percent, 1,381 votes
- AfD: 4.3 percent, 710 votes
- Remaining: 3.0 percent, 504 votes
- Other: 1.7 percent, 275 votes
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