Election campaigns, 1949–2002

Geoffrey K. Roberts

in German Electoral Politics

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780719069901
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701584 | DOI:
Election campaigns, 1949–2002

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This chapter explores each Bundestag election campaign since 1949, looking at interesting and relevant features of the campaign, the operation of the electoral system and the result of the election. It analyses the election campaign in relation to the context in which it occurs, such as the state of the economy and the outcome of Land elections since the previous Bundestag election.

Keywords: Bundestag election; campaign features; electoral system; election result; election campaign; Land election

Chapter.  10686 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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