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|Filing Deadline|| October 01, 1982 - 12:00am|
|Polls Open|| October 01, 1982 - 06:00am|
|Polls Close|| October 01, 1982 - 06:00am|
|Term Start|| October 01, 1982 - 12:00pm|
|Term End|| March 29, 1983 - 12:00pm|
|Last Modified||Picimpalious July 21, 2005 12:51am|
The 1980 election yielded the coalition between the SPD and the FDP. Helmut Schmidt was returned as Chancellor. In 1982, the FDP quit the government, and this led to the government's collapse followed by a new CDU/CSU - FDP coalition under Helmut Kohl.