Landtag of Thuringia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Landtag of Thuringia (front)
The Chamber of the Landtag of Thuringia (outside)
The Chamber of the Landtag of Thuringia (inside)

The Landtag of Thuringia is the state diet of the German federal state of Thuringia. It convenes in Erfurt and currently consists of 88 members of three Parties. Currently, the Christian Democratic Union is in a 'grand coalition' with the Social Democratic Party (SPD), aupporting a cabinet led by Minister-President Christine Lieberknecht. The primary functions of the Landtag are to pass laws, elect the Minister-President and control the government of Thuringia.

Current Composition[edit]

After the elections of August 30, 2009, the composition of the Landtag is as follows:[1]

Party Seats
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 30
The Left (Die Linke) 27
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 18
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 7
Alliance '90/The Greens (Die Grünen) 6

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°57′50″N 11°02′02″E / 50.964°N 11.034°E / 50.964; 11.034