German Legislators from AbgeordnetenWatch

Members of the German national legislature (The Bundestag) and state legislatures (Landstag).

Members of the German national legislature (The Bundestag) and state legislatures (Landstag) and the positions they occupy in the legislature, provided by the Abgeordenetenwatch API.

Data released under CC0 1.0 license.

Data overview

Entity types:
Publisher:Parlamentwatch e.V. (Germany) non-official source

On abgeordnetenwatch.de (which translates as “member of parliament watch”) users can find all politicial representatives and ask them questions, read investigative research and support their demands towards politics for more transparency.

Collections:in OpenSanctions Default · Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)
Source data:www.abgeordnetenwatch.de · JSON
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Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities2.32 MB
names.txtTarget names text file40.54 KB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format1.76 MB
statistics.jsonDataset statistics793 B
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON3.36 MB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV488.28 KB

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Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service.

Use the Reconciliation API in OpenRefine:
For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:
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Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

Kianusch StenderPersonGermany
Christin SiebelPersonGermany
Matthias HeyPersonGermany
Hans-Peter HörnerPersonGermany
Heike HeubachPersonGermany
Oliver LottkePersonGermany
Lars PochnichtPersonGermany
Norwich RüßePersonGermany
Dennis SonnePersonGermany
Helmut SchnotzPersonGermany
Daniel MayPersonGermany
Regina PolsterPersonGermany
André WendtPersonGermany
Julia HerzPersonGermany
André StinkaPersonGermany