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Websitehttp://eng.bundespraesident.de/frameset/index.jsp
Established 00, 0000
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedPicimpalious July 18, 2005 07:56pm
DescriptionThe President of Germany is a man who does not have much power in terms of policy of Germany, but has many constitutional powers.

He must approve every chancellor who is nominated by the Bundestag.

He is elected through special conventions every 5 years by members of the Bundestag and State delegates

RACES [Show Primaries]
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Date Type Results
Mar 18, 2012 General Election
 Joachim Gauck
991
80.70%
 Beate Klarsfeld
126
10.26%
  Abstaining
108
8.79%
 Olaf Rose
3
0.24%
Jun 30, 2010 General Election
 Christian Wulff
625
49.88%
 Joachim Gauck
499
39.82%
 Lukrezia "Luc" Jochimsen
126
10.06%
 Frank Rennicke
3
0.24%
May 23, 2009 General Election
 Horst Köhler(I)
613
50.20%
 Gesine Schwan
503
41.20%
 Peter Sodann
91
7.45%
  Abstention
10
0.82%
 Frank Rennicke
4
0.33%
May 23, 2004 General Election
 Horst Köhler
604
50.63%
 Gesine Schwan
589
49.37%
May 23, 1999 General Election
 Johannes Rau
690
52.11%
 Dagmar Schipanski
572
43.20%
 Uta Ranke-Heinemann
62
4.68%
May 23, 1994 General Election
 Roman Herzog
696
46.18%
 Johannes Rau
605
40.15%
 Hildegard Hamm-Brücher
132
8.76%
 Jens Reich
62
4.11%
 Hans Hirzel
12
0.80%
May 23, 1989 General Election
 Richard von Weizsäcker(I)
881
100.00%
May 23, 1984 General Election
 Richard von Weizsäcker
832
92.44%
 Luise Rinser
68
7.56%
Jul 01, 1959 General Election
 Heinrich Lübke
526
50.53%
 Carlo Schmid
386
37.08%
 Max Becker
104
9.99%
  Abstention
25
2.40%
Jul 17, 1954 General Election
 Theodor Heuss(I)
871
88.25%
  Abstention
95
9.63%
 Alfred Weber (W)
12
1.22%
  Others
4
0.41%
  Invalid
3
0.30%
 Konrad Adenauer (W)
1
0.10%
 Karl Dönitz (W)
1
0.10%
Sep 12, 1949 General Election
 Theodor Heuss
416
54.24%
 Kurt Schumacher
312
40.68%
 Rudolf Amelunxen
30
3.91%
 Hans Schlange-Schöningen
6
0.78%
 Karl Arnold
1
0.13%
 Josef Müller
1
0.13%
 Alfred Loritz
1
0.13%
May 01, 1945 Appointment
 Karl Dönitz
1
100.00%
Aug 19, 1934 Appointment
 Adolf Hitler
1
100.00%
Apr 10, 1932 General Election
 Paul von Hindenburg(I)
19,359,983
53.06%
 Adolf Hitler
13,418,547
36.78%
 Ernst Thälmann
3,706,759
10.16%
Mar 13, 1932 General Election
 Paul von Hindenburg(I)
18,651,497
49.54%
 Adolf Hitler
11,339,446
30.12%
 Ernst Thälmann
4,983,341
13.24%
 Theodor Duesterberg
2,557,729
6.79%
 Gustav A. Winter
111,423
0.30%
  Scattering
4,881
0.01%
Apr 26, 1925 General Election
 Paul von Hindenburg
14,655,641
48.31%
 Wilhelm Marx
13,751,605
45.33%
 Ernst Thälmann
1,931,151
6.37%
Mar 29, 1925 General Election
 Karl Jarres
10,416,658
38.81%
 Otto Braun
7,802,497
29.07%
 Wilhelm Marx
3,887,734
14.48%
 Ernst Thälmann
1,871,815
6.97%
 Willy Hellpach
1,568,398
5.84%
 Heinrich Held
1,007,450
3.75%
 Erich Ludendorff
285,793
1.06%
Feb 12, 1919 General Election
 Friedrich Ebert
277
73.09%
  Blank - Void
51
13.46%
 Arthur, Graf von Posadowsky-Wehner
49
12.93%
 Matthias Erzberger
1
0.26%
 Philipp Scheidemann
1
0.26%

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