In a few weeks, a new mayor will be elected in Frankfurt. In the process, the Frankfurt voters have the agony of choice, because a total of 20 election proposals were approved. A total of 21 election proposals were submitted, on which the municipal election committee decided in its meeting on Friday, January 6, under the chairmanship of the deputy municipal election officer Stefan Köster. The deadline for submission ended on Boxing Day, December 26, 2022, at 6 p.m.
Twenty of these election proposals were admitted, exceeding the previous highest figure of the 2018 OB election with twelve admitted election proposals by eight election proposals. Never before have there been so many election proposals in Frankfurt am Main since the first direct election of the Lord Mayor in 1995, which will be reflected on the ballot on Sunday, March 5.
Twelve election proposals are carried by parties and voter groups. Eight election proposals are so-called individual candidates. A total of four women (-1 compared to 2018) and 16 men (+9 compared to 2018) face the vote of the voters.
In addition, at the meeting of the election committee for the admission of the election proposals, the order of the election proposals was also established and determined in accordance with the requirements of the Hessian Local Election Act. First, the election proposals of the parties or voter groups represented in the municipal council were listed according to the number of votes they received in the last election to the municipal council. Then followed the other election proposals, whose order - as provided by law - was determined by drawing lots.
To the election stand:
1 Dr. Manuela Rottmann, BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN
2 Uwe Becker, CDU
3 Mike Josef, SPD
4 Dr. Daniela Mehler-Würzbach, DIE LINKE
5 Yanki Pürsün, FDP
6 Andreas Lobenstein, AfD
7 Mathias Pfeiffer, Bürger Für Frankfurt BFF
8 Katharina Tanczos, Die PARTEI
9 Tilo Schwichtenberg, Garden Party Frankfurt am Main
10 Peter Wirth, Peter (stage name: Bahnbabo)
11 Yamòs Camara, FREIE PARTEI FRANKFURT FPF
12 Niklas Pauli
13 Sven Junghans
14 Feng Xu
15 Maja Wolff
16 Khurrem Akhtar, Team Todenhöfer - The Justice Party
17 Frank Großenbach, dieBasis
18 Peter Pawelski
19 Karl-Maria Schulte
20 Markus Eulig
More info on the OB election will follow soon here in our news!