Family Party of Germany

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Family Party of Germany

Familienpartei Deutschlands
LeaderMaria Hartmann[1]
Founded1981
IdeologyConservatism
Social conservatism[2]
Christian democracy
Political positionCentre-right to right-wing
European affiliationEuropean Christian Political Movement
European Parliament groupEuropean Conservatives and Reformists[3]
ColoursOrange[4]
Bundestag
0 / 630
State Parliaments
1 / 1,855
European Parliament
0 / 96
Website
http://www.familien-partei.de/
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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 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 - Arne Gericke,[6] however he later went on to join Freie Wähler in June 2017.[7]

Tables of election results[edit]

Federal Parliament (Bundestag)
Election year No. of
constituency votes
No. of
party list votes
% of
party list votes
No. of
overall seats won
+/–
1987 130 0.0
0 / 631
1998 8,134 24,825 0.1
0 / 631
2002 15,138 30,045 0.1
0 / 631
2005 76,064 191,842 0.4
0 / 631
2009 17,848 120,718 0.3
0 / 631
2013 4,478 7,449 0.0
0 / 631
2017 506 - -
0 / 709

References[edit]

  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". Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. 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". Archived from the original on 5 July 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  7. ^ Online, FOCUS. "Schwerin: Gericke von der Familienpartei wechselt zu Freien Wählern". FOCUS Online (in German). Retrieved 2017-07-11.

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