Nationwide, the CDU / CSU and SPD are in a close race. In Baden-Württemberg it looks different, as the SWR reports: According to extrapolation for Baden-Württemberg at 8:21 p.m., the CDU is the strongest force with 25.7 percent, but after 2017 it again loses 8.7 percentage points and is always in the same position still well ahead of the SPD. The Social Democrats increased significantly by +5.1 percent with 21.5 percent and were able to improve their historically worst result in the 2017 federal election. The Greens are up slightly with 3.3 percent and, in contrast to the state election in 2021, come in third place with 16.8 percent. The FDP can improve further in its home state in Baden-Württemberg with +2.3 percent and thus comes to 15.0 percent. The AfD loses 2.4 percent and to 9.8 percent. The LINKE with 3.2 percent has lost 3.2 percentage points compared to 2017. Other parties come to 8.0 percent, +3.5 percent.