Basic Income Alliance

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Basic Income Alliance
Bündnis Grundeinkommen
Abbreviation BGE
Leader Susanne Wiest
Founded 25 September 2016 (2016-09-25)
Headquarters Bündnis Grundeinkommen (BGE)
St.-Cajetan-Straße 8
81669 Munich
Website
www.buendnis-grundeinkommen.de

The Basic Income Alliance (German: Bündnis Grundeinkommen, abbreviated BGE) is a German single-issue political party that advocates for an unconditional basic income.[1] It was founded in September 2016 in Munich.[2] The Basic Income Alliance gained 97,386 votes at the German federal election 2017 and reached 0.2 %.[3]

Election results[edit]

Election Chamber %

of vote

Seats

Won

Saarland state election, 2017 State Landtag Increase 0.1% 0
North Rhine-Westphalia state election, 2017 State Landtag Increase 0.1% 0
German federal election, 2017 Bundestag Increase 0.2% 0
Lower Saxony state election, 2017 State Landtag Increase 0.1% 0

Other basic income parties[edit]

Basinkomstpartiet in Sweden, who stood for their first general election in September 2018, is a political party with the same idea - to promote basic income.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siedenberg, Sven (25 May 2017). "Susanne Wiest: Die Parteivorsitzende". Die Zeit. Hamburg. 
  2. ^ Heinrich, Ronald (8 October 2016). "Bündnis Grundeinkommen warnt: Wir befinden uns in einer parlamentarischen Krise". 
  3. ^ bundeswahlleiter.de - Ergebnisse der Bundestagswahl 2017 (official results of the German federal election 2017)