246 Roth
electoral district
for the Bundestag
Roth in 2017
StateBavaria
Population292,800 (2015)
Electorate227,560 (2017)
Major settlementsLauf an der Pegnitz
Roth
Altdorf bei Nürnberg
Area1,695.0 km2
Current electoral district
Created1976
PartyCSU
MemberMarlene Mortler
Elected2002, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2017

Roth 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 246. It is located in northern Bavaria, comprising the districts of Nürnberger Land and Roth.[1]

Roth was created for the 1976 federal election. Since 2002, it has been represented by Marlene Mortler of the Christian Social Union (CSU).[2]

Geography

Roth is located in northern Bavaria. As of the 2021 federal election, it comprises the districts of Nürnberger Land and Roth.[1]

History

Roth was created in 1976. In the 1976 through 1998 elections, it was constituency 232 in the numbering system. In the 2002 and 2005 elections, it was number 247. Since the 2009 election, it has been number 246.

Originally, the constituency comprised the independent city of Schwabach and the districts of Roth and Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen. It acquired its current borders in the 1990 election.

Election No. Name Borders
1976 232 Roth
1980
1983
1987
1990
1994
1998
2002 247
2005
2009 246
2013
2017
2021

Members

The constituency has been held continuously by the Christian Social Union (CSU) since its creation. It was first represented by Richard Stücklen from 1976 to 1990, followed by Hansgeorg Hauser from 1990 to 2002. Since 2002, Marlene Mortler has served as representative.

Election Member Party %
1976 Richard Stücklen CSU 60.7
1980 60.4
1983 64.7
1987 59.2
1990 Hansgeorg Hauser CSU 49.6
1994 50.7
1998 47.6
2002 Marlene Mortler CSU 55.2
2005 51.0
2009 44.6
2013 50.6
2017 44.5

Election results

2017 election

Federal election (2017): Roth[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 % ±%
CSU Green tickY Marlene Mortler 81,874 44.5 Decrease 6.2 69,743 37.8 Decrease 7.7
SPD Alexander Horlamus 37,920 20.6 Decrease 7.0 34,040 18.4 Decrease 6.1
AfD Siegfried Lang 18,925 10.3 21,317 11.6 Increase 7.6
Green Gabriele Drechsler 14,465 7.9 Increase 1.2 18,033 9.8 Increase 1.3
FW Wolfgang Hauber 9,191 5.0 Increase 0.8 6,080 3.3 Decrease 0.4
Left Helmut Johach 8,887 4.8 Increase 1.2 11,635 6.3 Increase 2.5
FDP Andreas Helmut Neuner 8,583 4.7 Increase 1.4 15,990 8.7 Increase 4.2
Tierschutzpartei   1,914 1.0 Increase 0.3
PARTEI   1,257 0.7
ÖDP Walter Stadelmann 2,271 1.2 1,206 0.7 Steady 0.0
Pirates Jonas Schwemmer 2,070 1.1 Decrease 1.4 851 0.5 Decrease 1.5
NPD   557 0.3 Decrease 0.6
BP   488 0.3 Decrease 0.1
DM 343 0.2
V-Partei³ 280 0.2
Gesundheitsforschung 256 0.1
DiB 249 0.1
BGE   227 0.1
MLPD   36 0.0 Steady 0.0
DKP   30 0.0
BüSo 22 0.0 Steady 0.0
Informal votes 1,709 1,341
Total Valid votes 184,186 184,554
Turnout 185,895 81.7 Increase 7.0
CSU hold Majority 43,954 23.9 Increase 0.9

2013 election

Federal election (2013): Roth[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 % ±%
CSU Green tickY Marlene Mortler 84,618 50.6 Increase 6.0 76,181 45.5 Increase 7.3
SPD Christian Nürnberger 46,200 27.6 Increase 3.7 41,107 24.5 Increase 3.1
Green Tom Aurnhammer 11,142 6.7 Decrease 3.1 14,247 8.5 Decrease 3.0
FW Hartwig Kohl 7,069 4.2 6,192 3.7
Left Helmut Johach 6,064 3.6 Decrease 2.1 6,394 3.8 Decrease 2.8
FDP Marina Schuster 5,371 3.2 Decrease 7.9 7,467 4.5 Decrease 9.2
AfD   6,533 3.9
Pirates Michael Ceglar 4,137 2.5 Increase 0.6 3,252 1.9 Decrease 0.2
NPD Torsten Steinbeck 2,598 1.6 Decrease 0.4 1,471 0.9 Decrease 0.6
Tierschutzpartei   1,235 0.7 Increase 0.1
ÖDP   1,095 0.7 Steady 0.0
REP   803 0.5 Decrease 0.4
BP   560 0.3 Steady 0.0
DIE FRAUEN 293 0.2
Party of Reason 192 0.1
DIE VIOLETTEN 180 0.1 Decrease 0.1
PRO 141 0.1
RRP 68 0.0 Decrease 1.0
MLPD   24 0.0 Steady 0.0
BüSo 18 0.0 Steady 0.0
Informal votes 1,566 1,312
Total Valid votes 167,199 167,453
Turnout 168,765 74.6 Decrease 1.4
CSU hold Majority 38,418 23.0 Increase 2.4

2009 election

Federal election (2009): Roth[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 % ±%
CSU Green tickY Marlene Mortler 75,280 44.6 Decrease 6.4 64,763 38.2 Decrease 7.0
SPD Hannedore Nowotny 40,464 24.0 Decrease 9.6 36,327 21.4 Decrease 10.6
FDP Marina Schuster 18,809 11.1 Increase 6.7 23,177 13.7 Increase 5.8
Green Jutta Berlinghof 16,521 9.8 Increase 4.5 19,517 11.5 Increase 4.1
Left Richard Schlappa 9,610 5.7 Increase 2.6 11,262 6.6 Increase 3.1
NPD Sigurd Engelmann 3,289 1.9 Increase 0.2 2,487 1.5 Increase 0.1
Pirates Christian Kubisch 3,205 1.9 3,690 2.2
RRP Karin Arnold 1,642 1.0 1,822 1.1
REP   1,474 0.9 Increase 0.2
Tierschutzpartei   1,162 0.7
FAMILIE 1,139 0.7 Increase 0.2
ÖDP   1,065 0.6
BP   495 0.3 Increase 0.1
DIE VIOLETTEN 361 0.2
PBC 359 0.2 Decrease 0.3
CM 120 0.1
DVU   94 0.1
BüSo 42 0.0 Steady 0.0
MLPD   28 0.0 Steady 0.0
Informal votes 2,256 1,692
Total Valid votes 168,820 169,384
Turnout 171,076 76.1 Decrease 6.0
CSU hold Majority 34,816 20.6 Increase 3.2

References

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