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Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia constituency 1

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Constituency 56: Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia 1
State Germany
State Saxony
Region Lower Silesian Upper Lusatian District, County of Görlitz
Constituency number 56
Eligible voters 43.545
Voter turnout 50,4 %
Election date 30. August 2009
Constituency MP
Name
Lothar Bienst
Party CDU
Voting share 31,2 %

The electoral district Niederschlesische Oberlausitz 1 was a state parliamentary constituency for the Saxon state elections 1994 to 2009. It had the electoral district number 56 for these elections.

Constituency area

The electoral district Niederschlesische Oberlausitz 1 was formed in 1994 from the former electoral district Weißwasser.

The following table shows the changes in the constituency area between 1994 and 2009.

Election Year Cities and municipalities Access Departure Eligible voters
2009 Bad Muskau, Boxberg (incorporation of Uhyst), Gablenz, Groß Düben, Hähnichen, Klitten, Krauschwitz, Kreba-Neudorf, Rietschen, Rothenburg/O.L., Schleife, Trebendorf, Weißkeißel, Weißwasser Hähnichen, Rothenburg/O.L. (electoral district Niederschlesische Oberlausitz 2) 43.545
2004 Bad Muskau, Boxberg, Gablenz, Groß Düben, Klitten, Krauschwitz, Kreba-Neudorf, Rietschen, Schleife, Trebendorf, Uhyst, Weißkeißel, Weißwasser Klitten, Kreba-Neudorf (Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia 2 constituency) Hähnichen (Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia 2 constituency) 40.812
1999 Bad Muskau, Boxberg (incorporation of Bärwalde, Kringelsdorf, Reichwalde), Gablenz (incorporation of Kromlau), Groß Düben (incorporation of Halbendorf), Hähnichen, Krauschwitz, Rietschen, Schleife (incorporation of Mulkwitz and Rohne), Trebendorf (incorporation of Mühlrose), Uhyst, Weißkeißel, Weißwasser Hähnichen, Uhyst (electoral district Niederschlesische Oberlausitz 2), Bärwalde (electoral district Westlausitz 2) 42.613
1994 Bad Muskau, Boxberg, Gablenz, Groß Düben, Halbendorf, Krauschwitz, Kringelsdorf, Kromlau, Mühlrose, Mulkwitz, Reichwalde, Rietschen, Rohne, Schleife, Trebendorf, Weißkeißel, Weißwasser 40.283

For the 2014 state elections, the constituency structure in Saxony was changed again. The area of the electoral district Niederschlesische Oberlausitz 1 became part of the electoral district Görlitz 1.

Election 2009

Official final result of the Landtag election on 30 August 2009 in Saxony[1]
in the electoral district 056 Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia 1 ( results in percent)
Direct candidate Party First votes in % Second votes in %
Lothar Bienst CDU 31,2 36,4
Wolfgang Kotissek The Left 23,5 22,6
Thomas Jurk SPD 24,7 15,7
Michael Ackermann NPD 8,1 8,3
Eduard Luhmann FDP 9,0 7,8
Michaela Priehäußer GREEN 3,4 3,0
– – Animal Welfare – – 2,0
– – PBC – – 0,3
– – BüSo – – 0,2
– – DSU – – 0,1
– – REP – – 0,2
– – Free Saxony – – 1,6
– – FP of Germany – – 0,1
– – Human Resources – – 0,0
– – Pirates – – 1,5
– – SVP – – 0,2

Election 2004

The 2004 state election had the following result[2]:

Direct candidate Party First votes in % Second votes in %
Helma Orosz CDU 42,7 38,1
Wolfgang Kotissek PDS 26,7 28,2
Thomas Jurk SPD 13,5 11,2
Ernst Opitz GREEN 2,8 2,3
Ulrich Becker NPD 9,4 10,1
Sebastian Bergs FDP 4,9 5,2
– – DSU – – 0,3
– – PBC – – 0,5
– – GREY – – 0,9
– – BüSo – – 0,4
– – UPDATE – – 0,8
– – DGG – – 0,5
– – Animal Welfare – – 1,5

Election 1999

The 1999 state election took place on 19 September 1999 and had the following result for the electoral district Niederschlesische Oberlausitz 1[3]

Direct candidate Party First votes in % Second votes in %
Ludwig Thomaschk CDU 43,7 50,9
Thomas Jurk SPD 22,6 12,6
Hella Gramer PDS 26,9 26,0
GREEN 01,6
Helmut Knobloch F.D.P. 02,7 01,0
BüSo 00,1
DSU 00,2
GREY 00,4
REP 01,1
FP of Germany 00,1
per DM 02,6
KPD 00,1
Ulrich Becker NPD 04,1 03,0
Forum 00,2
PBC 00,2

There were 42,613 people eligible to vote. The voter turnout was 57.1 %. Of the votes cast, 1.6 % were invalid. Ludwig Thomaschk (CDU) was elected as direct candidate. He achieved 43.7 % of all valid votes.

Election 1994

The 1994 state election took place on 11 September 1994 and had the following result for the electoral district Niederschlesische Oberlausitz 1 [4]

Direct candidate Party First votes in % Second votes in %
Ludwig Thomaschk CDU 39,5 51,8
SPD 26,7 17,7
F.D.P. 06,6 01,7
GREEN 05,9 03,5
DSU 00,3
REP 01,4
Forum 00,4
PDS 21,4 22,9
SPS 00,3

There were 40,283 people eligible to vote. The voter turnout was 49.1%. Of the votes cast, 1.4 % were invalid. Ludwig Thomaschk (CDU) was elected as direct candidate. He achieved 39.5 % of all valid votes.

Individual references

  1. State Statistical Office of the Free State of Saxony:Constituency: 056 Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia 1.In: Officialfinal result of the state election on 30.08.2009 in Saxony. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  2. Election result of the state election 2004
  3. Detailed election result for the 1999 state election
  4. Detailed election result for the 1994 state election