For the Landtag elections in Brandenburg, the parties, their electoral lists, in the future, to have parity of representation with women and men. A law decided by the state Parliament in Potsdam as Germany's first Parliament.
As the first state, has been adopted by Brandenburg, a law, according to which, in the case of state elections the same number of women and men as candidates in place. The Green group is introduced in the Parité law was adopted with the votes of the coalition parties SPD and the left party a majority.
With the law is to be achieved, that about the same number of men and women sit in future in the country. The under-representation of women in Parliament for 28 years, contrary to the democracy concept of the Constitution of the state of Brandenburg and the basic law, which provides for each to have equal democratic participation, it said in the Green application.