Landtag of Brandenburg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Landtag Brandenburg)
Jump to: navigation, search
The logo of the parliament
The Brandenburg state parliament building in Potsdam, Germany

The Landtag of Brandenburg (Brandenburg State Parliament) is the unicameral legislature of the state of Brandenburg in Germany. It has 88 members of parliament, currently belonging to five parties.

History[edit]

The Landtag of Brandenburg was established in 1946 and abolished in 1952. It was re-established in 1990. The seat of the Parliament is the reconstructed Potsdam City Palace since early 2014. Its former seat was the Military School building on the Brauhausberg, Potsdam, which dates from 1902.

Current Composition[edit]

After the elections of September 27, 2009, the composition of the Landtag is as follows:

Party Seats
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 31
The Left (Die Linke) 26
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 19
Free Democratic Party 7
Alliance '90/The Greens 5

Elections are conducted using a proportional representation system, with a minimum of 5% vote share to receive any seats.

Presidents of the Landtag of Brandenburg[edit]

Name Period Party
Friedrich Ebert (junior) November 22, 1946-1949 SED
Otto Meier February, 1949-1952 SED
Herbert Knoblich October 26, 1990-October 13, 2004 SPD
Gunter Fritsch October 13, 2004-Incumbent SPD

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 52°23′16″N 13°03′48″E / 52.38778°N 13.06333°E / 52.38778; 13.06333