Landtag of Baden-Württemberg

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Landtag of Baden-Württemberg
Landtag von Baden-Württemberg
Seats 143
Landtagswahl Baden-Württemberg 2016.svg
Political groups



  •      AfD (23)
  •      SPD (19)
  •      FDP (12)
Last election
13 March 2016
Next election
March 2021
Meeting place
Landtag Baden-Württemberg 2013 03.jpg

The Landtag of Baden-Württemberg is the state diet of the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg. It convenes in Stuttgart and currently consists of 143 members of five political parties. The majority before the 2016 election was a coalition of the Alliance '90/The Greens (Die Grünen) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD), supporting the cabinet of Green Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann. The current majority coalition is of the Alliance '90/The Greens (Die Grünen) and the CDU.

Current Composition[edit]

After the elections of 13 March 2016, the composition of the Landtag is as follows:

Party Seats
Alliance '90/The Greens (Die Grünen) 47
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 42
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 19
Free Democratic Party (FDP/DVP)[1] 12
Alternative for Germany (AfD) 8
Independent former AfD[2] 15[3]

Elections are conducted using a proportional representation system, with a minimum of 5% vote share to receive any seats. However, there are some exceptions, making the Baden-Württemberg election system one of the most complicated in Germany.[4]

Presidents of the Landtag[edit]

So far, the presidents of the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg have been:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ In Baden-Württemberg the FDP faction in the Landtag is called FDP/DVP for historical reasons [1]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 31 May 2008.  (German newspaper article)
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Coordinates: 48°46′43″N 9°11′01″E / 48.77861°N 9.18361°E / 48.77861; 9.18361