How Jena voted in the Bundestag elections

27.09.2021

All votes cast have been counted and the preliminary final result for the city of Jena is available. The voter turnout in Jena was 80.4 percent (cf. 20217: 78.9%) . Of 81,259 eligible voters, 65,328 cast their ballots. Among them, 31,777 (48.6%) were voters with a ballot paper. 8Of the 31,777 voters with ballot paper, 31,519 (48.2% in terms of voters) actually voted via postal ballot. 258 voters with a ballot paper voted by handing in their ballot paper at the polling station.

Mayor Dr. Thomas Nitzsche thanks the election helpers for the smooth running of the election day and evening: "A successful, correct and neutral conduct and evaluation of the election would be unthinkable without the many voluntary helpers from the citizenry. The cooperation in elections is an essential cornerstone of our civil society and of central importance for our democracy. Nevertheless, this commitment cannot be taken for granted and deserves special recognition."

Here's how Jena voted in the federal election:

The first votes were distributed as follows:

Candidate

Votes

Percent

CDU (Mike Mohring)

8 891

13,7 %

AfD (Torben Braga)

7 189

11,1 %

DIE LINKE (Ralph Lenkert)

14 826

22,9 %

SPD (Dr. Holger Becker)

13 627

21,0 %

FDP (Tim Wagner)

4 505

7,0 %

GRÜNE (Heiko Knopf)

11 116

17,1 %

FREIE WÄHLER (Marion Schneider)

1 608

2,5 %

Die PARTEI (Simon Wagner)

1 847

2,8 %

MLPD (Anatole Braungart)

130

0,2 %

dieBasis (Karsten Geschwandtner)

1 019

1,6 %

LKR (Frank Wycislok)

61

0,1 %

The secondary votes were distributed as follows:_

Candidate

Votes

Percent

CDU

7 734

11,9 %

AfD

7 603

11,7 %

DIE LINKE

10 131

15,6 %

SPD

15 195

23,4 %

FDP

6 125

9,4 %

GRÜNE

12 478

19,2 %

FREIE WÄHLER

1 069

1,6 %

Die PARTEI

1 076

1,7 %

NPD

97

0,1 %

ÖDP

142

0,2 %

PIRATEN

480

0,7 %

V-PARTEI³

89

0,1 %

MLPD

86

0,1 %

dieBasis

976

1,5 %

MENSCHLICHE WELT

107

0,2 %

Die Humanisten

158

0,2 %

Tierschutzpartei

725

1,1 %

Team Todenhöfer

149

0,2 %

Volt

489

0,8 %

Detailed election statistics by constituency can be found on these websites: