List of political parties in Germany
The following parties currently participate in the German parliament, the Bundestag,
sorted by the number of seats (refer to the following links for details):
In addition to those parties that won representation in the Bundestag in 1998, a variety of minor parties won a cumulative total of 5.9% of the vote, up from 3.5% in 1994. 16 other parties were on the ballot in one or more states, but not qualified for representation in the Bundestag. The right-wing parties remained fragmented and ineffectual at the national level.