|• Mayor||Dieter Vehrenkamp (CDU)|
|• Total||38.57 km2 (14.89 sq mi)|
|Elevation||46 m (151 ft)|
|• Density||34/km2 (87/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||05026, 05021 (Führser Mühle)|
The villages Stöckse and Wenden with district Lohe form the municipality (Gemeinde) Stöckse, part of collective municipality (Samtgemeinde) Steimbke.
The municipal council (Gemeinderat) Stöckse has 11 members elected and a mayor elected directly. Since the local elections on September 10, 2006, two parties and one selector's community (Wählergemeinschaft) represent it.
- CDU - 6 seats
- SPD - 2 seats
- WG Stöckse - 3 seats
In Stöckse there is an open-air theatre. The stage is situated in a short part of forest in the city of Stöckse and accommodates 700 visitors. The audience is amused with comedies and stories in Low German, and a children's theatre themed "children play for children". Furthermore the open-air theatre is a favoured arena for many special events different typed. Supra-regional known the in 1951 formatted open-air theatre is since 1986, since the foundation of the registered association and the der accession to the Verband Deutscher Freilichtbühnen (VDF).