Stadt Hannover II

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42 Stadt Hannover II
electoral district
for the Bundestag
Bundestagswahlkreis 42-2013.svg
Stadt Hannover II in 2013
StateLower Saxony
Population276,800 (2019)
Electorate190,336 (2017)
Major settlementsHanover (partial)
Area91.4 km2
Current electoral district
Created1949
PartySPD
MemberYasmin Fahimi
Elected2017, 2021

Stadt Hannover II is an electoral constituency (German: Wahlkreis) represented in the Bundestag. It elects one member via first-past-the-post voting. Under the current constituency numbering system, it is designated as constituency 42. It is located in central Lower Saxony, comprising the southern part of the city of Hanover.[1]

Stadt Hannover II was created for the inaugural 1949 federal election. Since 2017, it has been represented by Yasmin Fahimi of the Social Democratic Party (SPD).[2]

Geography[edit]

Stadt Hannover II is located in central Lower Saxony. As of the 2021 federal election, it comprises the northern part of the city of Hanover, specifically the districts of Ahlem-Badenstedt-Davenstedt, Döhren-Wülfel, Mitte (excluding Oststadt and Zoo), Herrenhausen-Stöcken (only Herrenhausen), Kirchrode-Bemerode-Wülferode, Linden-Limmer, Nord (only Nordstadt), Ricklingen, and Südstadt-Bult.[1]

History[edit]

Stadt Hannover II was created in 1949, then known as Stadt Hannover-Süd. In the 1965 through 1976 elections, it was named Hannover II. It acquired its current name in the 1980 election. In the inaugural Bundestag election, it was Lower Saxony constituency 19 in the numbering system. From 1953 through 1961, it was number 41. From 1965 through 1998, it was number 37. In the 2002 and 2005 elections, it was number 42. In the 2009 election, it was number 43. Since the 2013 election, it has been number 42.

Originally, the constituency comprised the city quarters of Badenstedt, Döhren, Wülfel, Kirchrode, Kleefeld, Limmer, Linden, and Ricklingen. In the 1965 through 1976 elections, it comprised the area of the city south of the SeelzeHannover HauptbahnhofLehrte railway line. It acquired its current borders in the 1980 election.

Election No. Name Borders
1949 19 Stadt Hannover-Süd
  • Hanover city (only Badenstedt, Döhren, Wülfel, Kirchrode, Kleefeld, Limmer, Linden, and Ricklingen quarters)
1953 41
1957
1961
1965 37 Hannover II
1969
1972
1976
1980 Stadt Hannover II
1983
1987
1990
1994
1998
2002 42
2005
2009 43
2013 42
2017
2021

Members[edit]

The constituency has been held continuously by the Social Democratic Party (SPD) since its creation. Its first representative was Kurt Schumacher, the first post-war leader of the SPD, who served from 1949 until his death in 1952. Ernst Winter won the resulting by-election, and served less than a year before being succeeded by new SPD leader Erich Ollenhauer in the 1953 federal election. He served until his death in 1963. Helmut Rohde was elected in the 1965 election, and served until 1987. He was succeeded by Edelgard Bulmahn. In 2017, she was succeeded by Yasmin Fahimi, who was re-elected in 2021.

Election Member Party %
1949 Kurt Schumacher SPD 55.1
1952 Ernst Winter SPD 59.8
1953 Erich Ollenhauer SPD 51.9
1957 52.1
1961 53.9
1965 Helmut Rohde SPD 51.0
1969 57.2
1972 59.8
1976 54.6
1980 53.3
1983 49.1
1987 Edelgard Bulmahn SPD 46.3
1990 44.0
1994 45.1
1998 53.6
2002 56.3
2005 54.3
2009 39.6
2013 42.8
2017 Yasmin Fahimi SPD 33.7
2021 32.9

Election results[edit]

2021 election[edit]

Federal election (2021): Stadt Hannover II[3]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
SPD Green tickY Yasmin Fahimi 46,929 32.9 Decrease 0.8 40,116 28.2 Increase 2.5
Green Sven-Christian Kindler 37,779 26.5 Increase 15.3 41,976 29.5 Increase 14.6
CDU Diana Rieck-Vogt 26,196 18.4 Decrease 10.6 22,537 15.8 Decrease 8.6
FDP Knut Gerschau 9,538 6.7 Increase 1.2 13,288 9.3 Decrease 0.6
Left Parwaneh Bokah 7,390 5.2 Decrease 4.1 8,831 6.2 Decrease 5.8
AfD Reinhard Hirche 6,476 4.5 Decrease 2.6 6,753 4.7 Decrease 2.8
PARTEI Juli Klippert 2,428 1.7 Decrease 1.1 1,705 1.2 Decrease 0.8
Tierschutzpartei Christian Wulff 1,937 1.4 1,479 1.0 Increase 0.1
dieBasis Niels Heinrich 1,568 1.1 1,440 1.0
Team Todenhöfer   1,070 0.8
Volt   931 0.7
Pirates Thomas Ganskow 979 0.7 Decrease 0.3 759 0.5 Decrease 0.1
FW Andreas Hey 875 0.6 698 0.5 Increase 0.3
Humanists Eduard Kirschmann 287 0.2 199 0.1
V-Partei3   189 0.1 Decrease 0.1
ÖDP   122 0.1 Steady 0.0
du.   109 0.1
DKP   89 0.1 Steady 0.0
MLPD Käthe Kleffel 146 0.1 Decrease 0.1 70 0.0 Steady 0.0
NPD   59 0.0 Decrease 0.1
LKR   20 0.0
Informal votes 1,184 1,262
Total Valid votes 142,528 142,450
Turnout 143,712 75.5 Decrease 1.5
SPD hold Majority 9,150 6.4 Increase 2.3

2017 election[edit]

Federal election (2017): Stadt Hannover II[4]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
SPD Yasmin Fahimi 49,744 33.7 Decrease 9.1 37,964 25.6 Decrease 9.0
CDU Ursula von der Leyen 42,713 28.9 Decrease 4.9 36,203 24.4 Decrease 5.5
Green Sven-Christian Kindler 16,486 11.2 Increase 1.0 22,079 14.9 Decrease 0.6
Left Parwaneh Bokah 13,775 9.3 Increase 3.1 17,823 12.0 Increase 4.0
AfD Herbert Klever 10,590 7.2 Increase 4.4 11,241 7.6 Increase 4.2
FDP Ulla Ihnen 8,165 5.5 Increase 4.1 14,735 9.9 Increase 5.7
PARTEI Julian Klippert 4,168 2.8 2,966 2.0
Pirates Thomas Ganskow 1,516 1.0 Decrease 1.1 968 0.7 Decrease 1.6
Tierschutzpartei   1,342 0.9 Increase 0.1
DM 512 0.3
BGE   489 0.3
DiB 470 0.3
FW   355 0.2 Steady 0.0
V-Partei³ 306 0.2
ÖDP   186 0.1
NPD   186 0.1 Decrease 0.4
MLPD Kurt-Peter Kleffel 235 0.2 127 0.1 Steady 0.0
DKP Sabine Huppert 232 0.2 139 0.1
Informal votes 1,407 940
Total Valid votes 147,624 148,091
Turnout 149,031 77.0 Increase 3.9
SPD hold Majority 7,031 4.8 Decrease 4.1

2013 election[edit]

Federal election (2013): Stadt Hannover II[5]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
SPD Green tickY Edelgard Bulmahn 59,686 42.8 Increase 3.2 48,292 34.7 Increase 4.9
CDU Ursula von der Leyen 47,180 33.9 Increase 1.8 41,684 29.9 Increase 5.6
Green Sven-Christian Kindler 14,229 10.2 Decrease 1.2 21,559 15.5 Decrease 2.3
Left Jörn Jan Leidecker 8,657 6.2 Decrease 3.1 11,129 8.0 Decrease 2.6
AfD Jörn König 3,802 2.7 4,749 3.4
Pirates Christian Szymanek 2,937 2.1 3,113 2.2 Decrease 0.9
FDP Patrick Döring 2,050 1.5 Decrease 4.8 5,983 4.3 Decrease 7.3
Tierschutzpartei   1,171 0.8 Steady 0.0
NPD Karin Hollack 803 0.6 Decrease 0.6 736 0.5 Decrease 0.5
FW   398 0.3
PRO 155 0.1
PBC 146 0.1
MLPD   95 0.1 Steady 0.0
REP   80 0.1
Informal votes 1,871 1,925
Total Valid votes 139,344 139,290
Turnout 141,215 73.1 Decrease 0.6
SPD hold Majority 12,506 8.9 Increase 1.4

2009 election[edit]

Federal election (2009): Stadt Hannover II[6]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party votes % ±%
SPD Green tickY Edelgard Bulmahn 55,068 39.6 Decrease 14.7 41,482 29.8 Decrease 15.3
CDU Ursula von der Leyen 44,534 32.1 Increase 1.7 33,872 24.3 Decrease 1.0
Green Maaret Westphely 15,797 11.4 Increase 4.6 24,705 17.7 Increase 3.9
Left Heidrun Dittrich 12,886 9.3 Increase 5.0 14,786 10.6 Increase 5.2
FDP Patrick Döring 8,657 6.2 Increase 3.1 16,098 11.6 Increase 3.6
Pirates   4,368 3.1
NPD Wilfried Aldag 1,573 1.1 Steady 0.0 1,411 1.0 Steady 0.0
Tierschutzpartei   1,106 0.8 Increase 0.3
RRP 887 0.6
Independent Gerd Weiland 417 0.3
ÖDP   221 0.2
MLPD   137 0.1 Steady 0.0
DVU   122 0.1
Informal votes 1,655 1,392
Total Valid votes 138,932 139,195
Turnout 140,587 73.8 Decrease 4.7
SPD hold Majority 10,534 7.6 Decrease 16.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Constituency Stadt Hannover II". Federal Returning Officer.
  2. ^ "Results for Stadt Hannover II". Federal Returning Officer.
  3. ^ Results for Stadt Hannover II
  4. ^ Results for Stadt Hannover II
  5. ^ Results for Stadt Hannover II
  6. ^ Results for Stadt Hannover II