East German General Election, 1981
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Legislative elections were held in the German Democratic Republic on 14 June 1981. 500 deputies to the Volkskammer were elected, with all of them being candidates of the single-list National Front. 679 Front candidates were put forward, with 500 being elected and 179 becoming substitute deputies. At its first session on 25 June, the Volkskammer re-elected Willi Stoph as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, while Erich Honecker, General Secretary of the ruling Socialist Unity Party, was also re-elected Chairman of the Council of State.