Landtag of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
|Landtag of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern|
|4 September 2011|
|Schloss Schwerin, Chamber of the Landtag|
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:
|Social Democratic Party (SPD)||27|
|Christian Democratic Union (CDU)||18|
|The Left (Die Linke)||14|
|Alliance '90/The Greens (Die Grünen)||7|
|National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD)||5|
Elections are conducted using a proportional representation system, with a minimum of 5% vote share to receive any seats.
Presidents of the Landtag
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state election, 2002
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state election, 2006
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state election, 2011
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