Saxony-Anhalt state election, 2011

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Saxony-Anhalt state election, 2011
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All 105 seats of the Landtag of Saxony-Anhalt
53 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Reiner Haseloff (Martin Rulsch) 01.jpg Jens Bullerjahn (Martin Rulsch) 2.jpg
Leader Reiner Haseloff Wulf Gallert Jens Bullerjahn
Party CDU Left SPD
Seats won 41 29 26
Seat change +1 +3 +2
Percentage 32.5 23.7 21.5
Swing -3.7 -0.4 +0.1

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Claudia Dalbert Matthias Heyder Veit Wolpert
Party Green NPD FDP
Seats won 9 0 0
Seat change +9 0 -7
Percentage 7.1 4.6 3.8
Swing +3.6 +4.6 -2.8

Minister-President before election

Wolfgang Böhmer
CDU

Elected Minister-President

Reiner Haseloff
CDU

The Saxony-Anhalt state election was held on March 20, 2011 in Saxony-Anhalt for the 20th legislative period of the Landtag of Saxony-Anhalt. The Minister-President since 2002 has been Wolfgang Böhmer (CDU), who formed a grand coalition with the SPD after the previous state election in 2006. He did not run for re-election.

Issues and campaign[edit]

Results[edit]

Summary of the March 20, 2011 Saxony-Anhalt state Landtag election results
Parties Votes Vote % (change) Seats (change) Seat % (change)
Christian Democratic Union 322,897 32.5 -3.7 41 +1 39.0
The Left 234,917 23.7 -0.4 29 +3 27.6
Social Democratic Party of Germany 213,586 21.5 +0.1 26 +2 24.8
Alliance '90/The Greens 70,906 7.1 +3.6 9 +9 8.6
National Democratic Party of Germany 45,697 4.6 +4.6 0 0 -
Free Democratic Party 38,172 3.8 -2.8 0 -7 -
Free Voters 28,181 2.8 +2.8 - - -
Animal Protection Party 15,727 1.6 +1.6 - - -
Pirate Party Germany 13,828 1.4 +1.4 - - -
All Others 9,283 1.0 -4.1 - - -
Totals 993,175 100.0 105 100.0

Post-election[edit]

On April 19, 2011, Reiner Haseloff was elected the new Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt and he continues the Grand coalition with the Social Democrats.

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