On the 7th of June, 2009 the elections for the European parliament, the county council and the municipal councils took place on Rügen island. According to Rügen's voters representatives from CDU - 33.5 %, The LEFT - 25.8 %, FDP 10.1 %, SPD - 9.8 %, GREENS - 4.8 % shall be the decision makers in Strasbourg. The results of the polls to the Rügen county council show a similar picture:
Christian Democratic Union - 16 seats (- 3)
The Left - 11 seats (± 0)
Free Democratic Party - 7 seats (+ 1)
Alliance for Rügen - 6 seats (+ 1)
Social Democratic Party - 5 seats (± 0)
The Greens - 2 seats (+ 1)
B7 Steering Committee member Uwe Ahlers has been re-elected as member of the county council (FDP) and as mayor of the northern Rügen municipality Dranske.