The Landtag of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania) is the state diet of the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). It convenes in Schwerin and currently consists of 71 members of five Parties. The current majority is a coalition of the Social Democratic Party and the Christian Democratic Union, supporting the cabinet of Minister-President Erwin Sellering.
The main functions of the Landtag are the election of the Minister-President, the passage of laws controlling the state government.
After the elections of September 4, 2011, the composition of the Landtag is as follows:
Elections are conducted using a proportional representation system, with a minimum of 5% vote share to receive any seats.
Presidents of the Landtag
The current Vice Presidents are Renate Holznagel (CDU), Andreas Bluhm (The Left) and Hans Kreher (FDP).