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State Government

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The state government is the supreme managerial, decision-making and executive body of the executive power.

Ein Mann hält seine Hand zum Schwur in die Höhe. Vereidigung des neuen Ministerpräsidenten Daniel Günter. (Larger version opens in new window)Swearing-in ceremony of Daniel Günther (second from the right) at the State Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein. © Frank Peter

All major political, administrative or personnel decisions of state administration and the voting of the state in the Bundesrat must be approved by the state government.

Since June 28th, 2017, Minister-President Daniel Günther (CDU) rules with a coalition of the CDU (Christian Democrats), Greens and FDP (Free Democrats). His cabinet includes three female and four male ministers.