State elections were held in the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen on 13 May 2007 to elect the Bürgerschaft (city and state legislature).
After the elections, Jens Böhrnsen , the SPD prime minister, was able to pick up his future coalition partner. He could either continue the grand coalition with the CDU (since 1995) or form a red-green coalition (SPD and Greens). Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) was said to be in favor of a large coalition or a red-green coalition before the election; she claims that he “had to say how he should go on” with Bremen.  [ permanent dead link ] . This election is thought to be a landmark for the Left Party.PDS since it is their first success in West. The results of this paper are based on the results of this paper.
|Social Democratic Party (SPD)||36.8%||-5.5||33||-7||39.8%|
|Christian Democratic Union (CDU)||25.7%||-4.1||23||-6||27.7%|
|Alliance ’90 / The Greens||16.4%||3.6||14||2||16.9%|
|The Left Party.PDS||8.4%||6.7||7||+7||8.4%|
|Free Democratic Party (FDP)||6.0%||1.8||5||4||6.0%|
|German People’s Union (DVU)||2.7%||0.4||1||± 0||1.2%|