Ulm (electoral District)
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Ulm Electoral District
291 Ulm
electoral district
for the Bundestag
BWahlkreis 291.svg
Ulm in 2009
StateBaden-Württemberg
Population314,700 (2015)
Electorate222,673 (2017)
Major settlementsUlm
Ehingen
Langenau
Area1,477.4 km2
Current electoral district
Created1949
PartyCDU
MemberRonja Kemmer
Elected2017

Ulm 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 291. It is located in eastern Baden-Württemberg, comprising the city of Ulm and the district of Alb-Donau-Kreis.[1]

Ulm was created for the inaugural 1949 federal election. Since 2017, it has been represented by Ronja Kemmer of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).[2]

Geography

Ulm is located in eastern Baden-Württemberg. As of the 2021 federal election, it comprises the independent city of Ulm and the district of Alb-Donau-Kreis.[1]

History

Ulm was created in 1949. In the 1949 election, it was Württemberg-Baden Landesbezirk Württemberg constituency 8 in the numbering system. In the 1953 through 1961 elections, it was number 170. In the 1965 through 1976 elections, it was number 173. In the 1980 through 1998 elections, it was number 195. In the 2002 and 2005 elections, it was number 292. Since the 2009 election, it has been number 291.

Originally, the constituency comprised the independent city of Ulm and the districts of Landkreis Ulm and Heidenheim. In the 1965 through 1976 elections, it comprised the city of Ulm and the Landkreis Ulm district. It acquired its current borders in the 1980 election.

Election No. Name Borders
1949 8 Ulm
  • Ulm city
  • Landkreis Ulm district
  • Heidenheim district
1953 170
1957
1961
1965 173
  • Ulm city
  • Landkreis Ulm district
1969
1972
1976
1980 195
1983
1987
1990
1994
1998
2002 292
2005
2009 291
2013
2017
2021

Members

The constituency has been held continuously by Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since its creation. It was first represented by Ludwig Erhard from 1949 to 1972. Erhard served as Chancellor from 1963 to 1966. Herbert Werner served as representative from 1972 to 1994, followed by Heinz Seiffert 1994 to 2002. Annette Schavan then served from 2002 to 2017. Ronja Kemmer was elected in 2017.

Election Member Party %
1949 Ludwig Erhard CDU 40.1
1953 60.6
1957 58.4
1961 53.2
1965 58.2
1969 53.1
1972 Herbert Werner CDU 51.0
1976 52.5
1980 53.7
1983 61.5
1987 54.1
1990 51.3
1994 Heinz Seiffert CDU 50.8
1998 46.6
2002 51.7
2005 Annette Schavan CDU 48.7
2009 42.8
2013 52.1
2017 Ronja Kemmer CDU 42.7

Election results

2017 election

Federal election (2017): Ulm[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 % ±%
CDU Ronja Kemmer 74,849 42.7 Decrease 9.4 64,988 37.0 Decrease 11.6
SPD Hilde Mattheis 35,456 20.2 Decrease 3.6 27,889 15.9 Decrease 4.3
Green Marcel Emmerich 20,990 12.0 Increase 2.2 24,160 13.7 Increase 3.5
AfD Eugen Ciresa 18,734 10.7 Increase 7.0 20,432 11.6 Increase 6.9
FDP Alexander Kulitz 14,173 8.1 Increase 5.4 20,277 11.5 Increase 6.3
Left Eva-Maria Glathe-Braun 8,105 4.6 Increase 1.0 9,976 5.7 Increase 1.4
Tierschutzpartei   1,412 0.8 Increase 0.1
FW   1,275 0.7 Steady 0.0
PARTEI   1,258 0.7
Pirates Anja Hirschel 2,837 1.6 Decrease 1.0 1,048 0.6 Decrease 1.9
ÖDP   672 0.4 Decrease 0.1
NPD   499 0.3 Decrease 0.8
Tierschutzallianz 385 0.2
DM 370 0.2
BGE   309 0.2
DiB 274 0.2
V-Partei³ 257 0.1
Menschliche Welt 217 0.1
MLPD Gülay Öztoprak 300 0.2 102 0.1 Steady 0.0
DIE RECHTE 44 0.0
DKP   19 0.0
Informal votes 2,016 1,597
Total Valid votes 175,444 175,863
Turnout 177,460 79.7 Increase 3.9
CDU hold Majority 39,393 22.5 Decrease 5.8

2013 election

Federal election (2013): Ulm[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 % ±%
CDU Green tickY Annette Schavan 85,984 52.1 Increase 9.3 80,370 48.6 Increase 12.6
SPD Hilde Mattheis 39,321 23.8 Increase 1.2 33,432 20.2 Increase 2.3
Green Annette Weinreich 16,041 9.7 Decrease 3.8 17,023 10.3 Decrease 4.1
Left Eva-Maria Glathe-Braun 6,012 3.6 Decrease 2.4 7,087 4.3 Decrease 2.4
AfD Werner Otto Greipel 5,989 3.6 7,839 4.7
FDP Frank Berger 4,371 2.6 Decrease 8.9 8,662 5.2 Decrease 12.8
Pirates Lisa Collins 4,320 2.6 4,075 2.5 Decrease 0.2
NPD   1,747 1.1 Decrease 0.1
Tierschutzpartei   1,158 0.7 Steady 0.0
FW Horst Dürr 1,660 1.0 1,147 0.7
Independent Andreas Beier 1,348 0.8
ÖDP   724 0.4 Decrease 0.1
REP   553 0.3 Decrease 0.4
RENTNER 422 0.3
PBC 344 0.2 Decrease 0.2
Volksabstimmung 342 0.2 Decrease 0.1
PRO 147 0.1
Party of Reason 141 0.1
MLPD   114 0.1 Steady 0.0
BIG 95 0.1
BüSo 46 0.0 Steady 0.0
Informal votes 2,153 1,731
Total Valid votes 165,046 165,468
Turnout 167,199 75.8 Increase 1.9
CDU hold Majority 46,663 28.3 Increase 8.1

2009 election

Federal election (2009): Ulm[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 % ±%
CDU Green tickY Annette Schavan 67,798 42.8 Decrease 5.9 57,158 35.9 Decrease 6.1
SPD Hilde Mattheis 35,875 22.6 Decrease 10.3 28,426 17.9 Decrease 10.8
Green Brigitte Schmid 21,477 13.6 Increase 6.0 22,889 14.4 Increase 3.8
FDP Uli Walter 18,273 11.5 Increase 6.4 28,708 18.0 Increase 6.7
Left Walter Schmid 9,605 6.1 Increase 3.2 10,644 6.7 Increase 3.4
Pirates   4,306 2.7
NPD Alexander Neidlein 2,510 1.6 Decrease 0.1 1,792 1.1 Decrease 0.1
Independent Andreas Beier 2,329 1.5
REP   1,210 0.8 Decrease 0.2
Tierschutzpartei   1,087 0.7
ÖDP   859 0.5
PBC 646 0.4 Decrease 0.1
Volksabstimmung 525 0.3
DIE VIOLETTEN 392 0.2
MLPD Joachim Struzyna 309 0.2 161 0.1 Steady 0.0
Independent Friedrich Schönbeck 229 0.1
DVU   130 0.1
BüSo 97 0.1 Steady 0.0
ADM 77 0.0
Informal votes 3,268 2,566
Total Valid votes 158,405 159,107
Turnout 161,673 73.9 Decrease 6.1
CDU hold Majority 31,923 20.2 Increase 4.4

References

  1. ^ a b "Constituency Ulm". Federal Returning Officer.
  2. ^ "Results for Ulm". Federal Returning Officer.
  3. ^ Results for Ulm
  4. ^ Results for Ulm
  5. ^ Results for Ulm

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