Landtag of Brandenburg
The Landtag of Brandenburg (Brandenburg State Parliament) is the unicameral legislature of the state of Brandenburg in Germany. It has 88 members of parliament, currently belonging to five parties.
Template:Empty section The Landtag of Brandenburg was established in 1946 and abolished in 1952. It was re-established in 1990. Its current seat is the former Military School building in the Brauhausberg, Potsdam, which dates from 1902, although it will move to the Potsdam City Palace once it's finished..
After the elections of September 27, 2009, the composition of the Landtag is as follows:
|Social Democratic Party (SPD)||31|
|The Left (Die Linke)||26|
|Christian Democratic Union (CDU)||19|
|Free Democratic Party||7|
|Alliance '90/The Greens||5|
Elections are conducted using a proportional representation system, with a minimum of 5% vote share to receive any seats.
The building that houses the Landtag is on the Brauhausberg hill in Potsdam. A new building is planned.
Presidents of the Landtag of Brandenburg
|Friedrich Ebert (junior)||November 22, 1946-1949||SED|
|Otto Meier||February, 1949-1952||SED|
|Herbert Knoblich||October 26, 1990-October 13, 2004||SPD|
|Gunter Fritsch||October 13, 2004-Incumbent||SPD|
- Brandenburg state election, 1999
- Brandenburg state election, 2004
- Brandenburg state election, 2009