Family Party of Germany

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Family Party of Germany
Leader Maria Hartmann[1]
Founded 1981
Ideology Conservatism
Social conservatism[2]
Political position Centre-right to right-wing
European Parliament group European Conservatives and Reformists[3]
Colours Orange[4]
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The Family Party of Germany (German: Familienpartei Deutschlands) is a minor conservative[5] political party in Germany. It has elected members to several local councils in the state of Saarland. In the 2005 federal elections, the Family Party received 0.4% of the popular vote and no seats. The party was supported by the green-conservative Ecological Democratic Party (ÖDP). The party wants to introduce a right to vote for children carried out by the legal guardians.

In the 2014 European parliament elections, the Family Party received 0.69% of the national vote (202,871 votes in total) and elected one Member of the European Parliament.[6]


  1. ^ Familien-Partei - Deutschlands Bundesverband. "Familien-Partei - Bundesverband :: Über uns". Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  2. ^ William T Daniel (2015). Career Behaviour and the European Parliament: All Roads Lead Through Brussels?. Oxford University Press. p. 135. ISBN 978-0-19-871640-2. 
  3. ^ "Who’s going where? Tracking the musical chairs in the European Parliament". Europe Decides. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Kreuzchen - Das Landtagswahlkampf-Blog der Frankfurter Rundschau". Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  5. ^ Daniele Caramani (2013). The Europeanization of Politics. Cambridge University Press. p. 310. ISBN 978-1-107-11867-6. 
  6. ^ "Übersicht". Retrieved 9 June 2015. 

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