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The Federal Assembly (a. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Politics of Germany takes place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic Republic, whereby the Federal Chancellor The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland is the Constitution of Germany. Based on the experience with the atrocities of the Nazi regime, human rights in Germany are protected extensively by the constitution The Bundesrat ("federal council" or "upper house of German parliament" is the representation of the 16 Federal States ( Bundesländer) of The Bundestag ("Federal Diet " or "Lower House of German Parliament" is the Parliament of Germany. The Federal Constitutional Court (in German: Bundesverfassungsgericht BVerfG) is a special Court established by the Basic Law for the Federal Republic The “ Federal Court of Justice of Germany ” ( German: “ Bundesgerichtshof ” or “ BGH ” is the highest court in the system of ordinary jurisdiction The President of Germany (deutscher Bundespräsident is Germany 's Head of state. Horst Köhler ( born 22 February 1943) is a German politician ( CDU) and economist who serves as the current President of Germany. The Head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (Kanzler (ˈaŋɡela doʁoˈteːa ˈmɛɐ̯kəl (born Angela Dorothea Kasner, 17 July 1954 in Hamburg, West Germany) is the Chancellor of Germany. The Cabinet of Germany ( German: Bundeskabinett or Bundesregierung) is the chief executive body of the Federal Republic of Germany Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular German districts (de ''Kreise'' or de ''Landkreise'' in the states of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Schleswig-Holstein, singular de ''Kreis'' and de ''Landreis'' The following information deals with elections in Germany, including elections to the Federal Diet (the lower house of the federal parliament the Landtags This is a list of political parties in Germany. Germany has a Multi-party system with two large parties three substantial smaller parties and a number of minor The Federal Republic of Germany is a Central European country and member of the European Union, Group of 8 and NATO (among others The European Union is a unique entity possessing elements of Intergovernmentalism, Supranationalism and a Multi-party Parliamentary democracy Information on politics by country is available for every Country, including both De jure and De facto independent k. a. Federal Convention) (German: Bundesversammlung) is a special body in the institutional system of Germany, convoked only for the purpose of electing the German president Bundespräsident every five years. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Politics of Germany takes place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic Republic, whereby the Federal Chancellor The President of Germany (deutscher Bundespräsident is Germany 's Head of state.
The Bundesversammlung comprises the entire membership of the Bundestag (the lower house of Germany's parliament) and an equal number of state delegates selected by the state parliaments especially for this purpose, proportionally to their population figures. The Bundestag ("Federal Diet " or "Lower House of German Parliament" is the Parliament of Germany. Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular Among the latter are not only politicians: it is customary for the several states to also nominate celebrities and other prominent or specially deserving people. A politician (from Greek " Polis " is an individual who is involved in influencing public decision making through the influence of Politics or a person A celebrity is a widely-recognized or famous person who commands a high degree of public and media attention From the time of their nomination until the closing of the session of the Federal Convention, its members enjoy parliamentary immunity with regard to prosecution by public authorities in very much the same way as members of the Bundestag do. The Bundestag ("Federal Diet " or "Lower House of German Parliament" is the Parliament of Germany.
Since 1979, the Bundesversammlung has traditionally met on May 23, the anniversary of the founding of the Federal Republic of Germany and the coming-into-force of the Basic Law in 1949. Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) Events 1430 - Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The term basic law is used in some places as an alternative to " Constitution " implying it is a temporary but necessary measure without formal enactment Year 1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. It is chaired by the President of the Bundestag and is dissolved once the elected president declares that he accepts his election, which decision he can delay for up to two days (however, no president has ever done so). The President of the Bundestag ( German: Präsident des Deutschen Bundestages or Bundestagspräsident) presides over the sessions of the Bundestag
Each member of the Bundesversammlung may suggest candidates for the office of the Federal President. In practice however only the candidates in advance designated by the parliamentary groups are suggested.
The procedure of the election of the Bundespräsident consists of - at the most - three secret votes by written ballot. An election is a Decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold formal office A ballot is a device (originally a small ball—see blackball) used to record choices made by Voters Each voter uses one ballot and ballots are not If one of the first two votes ends with an absolute majority for one of the candidates, this candidate is elected immediately. An absolute majority or majority of the entire membership (in American English, a Supermajority Voting requirement is a Voting basis If the first two votes do not lead to an absolute majority, a plurality is sufficient in the third and last vote. According to the Grundgesetz, the president is elected without a debate in the federal convention. The term basic law is used in some places as an alternative to " Constitution " implying it is a temporary but necessary measure without formal enactment The candidates are, usually, nominated by one or more parties, but do not run a campaign. The candidate, whose party or parties have the majority, is considered to be the likely winner and mostly, he got the majority. The Speaker of the Bundestag will terminate the Bundesversammlung if the elected candidate accepts.
The last assembly of the Bundesversammlung was held on May 23, 2004, when Horst Köhler was elected by the slight majority of 604 out of 1205 votes. Events 1430 - Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Horst Köhler ( born 22 February 1943) is a German politician ( CDU) and economist who serves as the current President of Germany.
On 12. September 1949 in Bonn the first Bundesversammlung met. 1954-1969 in the Ostpreußenhalle in Berlin, where the Deutsche Demokratische Republik always protested against. On March 5, 1969 the Sovjet Union let fly some MiG-21 with ultrasonic over West-Berlin. From 1974 to 1989 the Bundesversammlung met in the Beethovenhalle in Bonn. Since 1994 the meeting-place is the Reichstag in Berlin.