2004 Saarland state election

The 2004 Saarland state election was held on 5 September 2004 to elect the members of the Landtag of Saarland. The incumbent Christian Democratic Union (CDU) government led by Minister-President Peter Müller retained its majority and continued in office.

2004 Saarland state election

 1999 5 September 2004 2009 

All 51 seats of the Landtag of Saarland
26 seats needed for a majority
Turnout441,628 (55.5%)
13.2%
  First party Second party
 
Leader Peter Müller Heiko Maas
Party CDU SPD
Last election 26 seats, 45.5% 25 seats, 44.4%
Seats won 27 18
Seat change 1 7
Popular vote 209,690 136,224
Percentage 47.5% 30.8%
Swing 2.0% 13.6%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Green FDP
Last election 0 seats, 3.2% 0 seats, 2.6%
Seats won 3 3
Seat change 3 3
Popular vote 24,830 22,842
Percentage 5.6% 5.2%
Swing 2.4% 2.6%

Minister-President before election

Peter Müller
CDU

Elected Minister-President

Peter Müller
CDU