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Federal President: Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) · Federal Chancellor: Angela Merkel (CDU) · Governing parties: CDU, SPD, CSU
Legislative elections: Bundestag, 4-year term, 5% threshold, 598 seats (+ overhang/adjustment seats), MMP (299 PR + 299 FPTP):

Party 2017 2013
Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU)  
Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Christian democracy
Liberal conservatism 
26,8% 200 34,1% 255
Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD)  
Social Democratic Party of Germany
Social democracy  
 
20,5% 153 25,7% 193
Alternative für Deutschland (AfD)  
Alternative for Germany
National conservatism
    
12,6% 94 4,7% -
Freie Demokratische Partei (FDP)  
Free Democratic Party
Liberalism
 
10,7% 80 4,8% -
Die Linke (DIE LINKE)  
The Left
Democratic socialism 
 
9,2% 69 8,6% 64
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (GRÜNE)
Alliance 90/The Greens
Green politics 
 
8,9% 67 8,4% 63
Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern (CSU)
Christian Social Union in Bavaria
Regionalism
Christian democracy
Conservatism
6,2% 46 7,4% 56
Others 5,0% - 6,3%  -
Total - 709 -  631
Turnout 76,2% 71,5%

 © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Bundeswahlleiter (http://www.bundeswahlleiter.de).

Archive: Elections (1949-2009).