Illustration für den Bereich Parlament

The Bremen Parliament (Bürgerschaft) is the supreme democratic institution of the "State of Two Cities". It is responsible for electing the President and the Board of the Bremen Parliament, its deputations and committees and the members of the Senate. The Senate is the government of the state of Bremen and of the city of Bremen as well: The senators are the ministers responsible for the ministries (departments) and the President of the Senate is one of the two mayors of the city of Bremen. The members of the State of Bremen Constitutional Court, the State Court of Auditors, the Data Protection Officer and the Equal Rights Commissioner are also elected by the Bremen Parliament.