the lower house of the federal legislature of Germany.
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How to use Bundestag in a sentence
Through a complicated process involving both first-past-the-post and proportional representation, seats in the Bundestag are distributed among the parties.Germany's Election Produced No Clear Winner. Here's What Happens Next | Eloise Barry | September 27, 2021 | Time
When this happens, the Bundestag expands beyond its 598 seats by adding even more members from party lists to ensure each party’s seat total aligns with its party-preference vote share.After Nearly 16 Years As Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel Has No Clear Successor In Sunday’s Election | Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org) | September 24, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
The Green Party, which put forward its first ever candidate for chancellor, is expected to jump from the sixth to third largest party in the Bundestag, Germany’s federal legislature.Norway's 'Climate Election' Showed Voters Want Change. But Are They Ready to Give Up Oil? | Eloise Barry | September 15, 2021 | Time
She was elected to the Bundestag, Germany’s parliament, in 2013, for a seat in Potsdam, a small picturesque city just west of Berlin.Annalena Baerbock Wants to Radically Change Germany. She'll Have to Win Voters' Trust First | Ciara Nugent / Dachau, Germany | September 14, 2021 | Time
Due to Germany’s electoral system, which can assign additional seats, the size of the Bundestag often fluctuates.
The Bundestag meeting at the same time called for military measures against the insurgents.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
By the time the German Bundestag adjourned, on July 13, everything seemed full of promise.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
He aslo, in the constitution for the new confederation, introduced a parliament (Bundestag) elected by universal suffrage.
All the members of the Bundestag were to protect Germany, and each individual State, against every attack.The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany | C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice
British Dictionary definitions for Bundestag
(in Germany and formerly in West Germany) the legislative assembly, which is elected by universal adult suffrage and elects the federal chancellor
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Cultural definitions for Bundestag
The lower house of the legislature of Germany.
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