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The Saxony-Anhalt Landtag is the state diet of the German federal state of Saxony-Anhalt. It convenes in Magdeburg and currently consists of 97 members of five Parties. The current majority is a coalition of the Social Democratic Party, Alliance 90/The Greens and the Christian Democratic Union, supporting the cabinet of Minister-President Reiner Haseloff.

Landtag of Saxony-Anhalt

Der Landtag von Sachsen-Anhalt
Coat of arms or logo
President of the Landtag
Dieter Steinecke, CDU
Landtag of Saxony-Anhalt 2016.svg
Political groups
Government (46)

Opposition Parties (41)

Last election
13 March 2016
Next election
21 March 2021
Meeting place
Landtag von Sachsen-Anhalt in Magdeburg.jpg


Current compositionEdit

After the elections of March 13, 2016, the composition of the Landtag is as follows:

Party Seats
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 30
Alternative for Germany 24
The Left (Die Linke) 17
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 11
Alliance '90/The Greens 5

Elections are conducted using a proportional representation system, with a minimum of 5% vote share to receive any seats.

Presidents of the LandtagEdit

Name Period Party
Bruno Böttge November 18, 1946 – October 1948 SED
Adam Wolfram 1948–1950 SED
Michael Schöder 1950–1952 SED
Klaus Keitel 1990–1998 CDU
Wolfgang Schaefer 1998–2002 SPD
Adolf Spotka 2002–2006 CDU
Dieter Steinecke 2006–2011 CDU
Detlef Gürth 2011–2015 CDU
Dieter Steinecke 2015–present CDU

See alsoEdit

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Coordinates: 52°07′37″N 11°38′10″E / 52.127°N 11.636°E / 52.127; 11.636