The Government controls the fortunes of the State.
The State Government
The parliamentary elections of March 13th, 2016 resulted in a coalition Government made up of the Green Party and the CDU. The State Government led by Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann took up office on May 12, 2016.
A strong Team
Members of the State Government
The State Government comprises the Minister-President, twelve Ministers, a State Secretary with voting rights in the Government and an honorary State Counsellor with voting rights.
Distribution of tasks
Apart from the State Ministry representing the authority of the Minister President, there are ten ministries in which the various threads of state politics converge. The departments each have their own specific areas of competence.