Landtag of Saarland

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Landtag of Saarland
Coat of arms or logo
Stephan Toscani, CDU
since 1 March 2018
SL Landtagswahl 2017.svg
Political groups

Government (41)
  •      CDU (24)
  •      SPD (17)

Opposition Parties

Last election
26 March 2017
Meeting place
Landtag des Saarlandes.jpg
Landtag of Saarland

The Landtag of Saarland is the state diet of the German federal state of Saarland. It convenes in Saarbrücken and currently consists of 51 members of five parties. The Minister-President of Saarland is Tobias Hans. After the collapse of the Jamaica Coalition between the CDU, FDP and The Greens in January 2012, the Saarland was governed by a minority government consisted solely of the Christian Democratic Union that held 19 seats, which was 7 seats short of a majority.[1] Following the state elections in March 2012, the CDU formed a grand coalition with the SPD.[2]

Current composition[edit]

The last election of the Landtag of Saarland was on 26 March 2017.

Party Seats
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 24
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 17
The Left (DIE LINKE) 7
Alternative for Germany (AfD) 3

[3] Elections are conducted using a proportional representation system, with a 5% threshold to receive seats.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "CDU gewinnt Landtagswahl". tagesschau. 25 March 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Strategiespiel ums Kabinett". SZ Online. 24 April 2012.
  3. ^

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°13′44″N 6°59′38″E / 49.229°N 6.994°E / 49.229; 6.994