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Hessen: All parties at a glance

Parties in the parliament

With the last election of the Hessian state parliament in the year 2018 6 parties were elected to parliament. Bündnis 90/Die Grünen and CDU together form the government, AfD, Die Linke, FDP and SPD form the opposition. In order to enter the state parliament in Hessen, parties must achieve at least 5% of the valid votes or obtain a direct mandate.

AfD

Name Alternative für Deutschland
Translation Alternative for Germany
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament ID
Political orientation arrow_forward_iosarrow_forward_ios Right-wing
Latest election trend 10.5% - Stable
All information at a glance: AfD

Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

Name Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
Translation Alliance ’90/The Greens
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation nature Environment & Climate
Government star Part of the government
Latest election trend 20.5% - Stable
All information at a glance: Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

CDU

Name Christlich Demokratische Union
Translation Christian Democratic Union
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament EPP
Political orientation arrow_forward_ios Centre-right
Government star Part of the government
Latest election trend 34.3% - Stable
All information at a glance: CDU

Die Linke

Name Die Linke
Translation The Left
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Left
Political orientation arrow_back_iosarrow_back_ios Left-wing
Latest election trend 4.8% - Stable
All information at a glance: Die Linke

FDP

Name Freie Demokratische Partei
Translation Free Democratic Party
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament RE
Political orientation zoom_out_map Liberal politics
Latest election trend 7.2% - Stable
All information at a glance: FDP

SPD

Name Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands
Translation Social Democratic Party of Germany
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament S&D
Political orientation arrow_back_ios Centre-left
Latest election trend 17.7% - Stable
All information at a glance: SPD

Other important parties

Die PARTEI

Name Die PARTEI
Translation Party for Labour, Rule of Law, Animal Protection, Promotion of Elites and Grassroots Democratic Initiative
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation mood Satire
All information at a glance: Die PARTEI

Freie Wähler

Name Freie Wähler
Translation Free Voters
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament RE
Political orientation arrow_forward_ios Centre-right
Latest election trend 3% - Stable
All information at a glance: Freie Wähler

Piratenpartei

Name Piratenpartei
Translation Pirate Party Germany
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation arrow_back_iosarrow_back_ios Left-wing
All information at a glance: Piratenpartei

Tierschutzpartei

Name Partei Mensch Umwelt Tierschutz
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation pets Animal Protection
All information at a glance: Tierschutzpartei

Volt

Name Volt
Translation Volt
Parliamentary Group in the EU Parliament Greens
Political orientation arrow_back_ios Centre-left
Latest election trend 1.3% - Stable
All information at a glance: Volt