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Peter Tschentscher

Peter Tschentscher

First Mayor Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg


Peter Tschentscher has been a member of the SPD in the Mühlenkamp district since 1989 and was chairman of the SPD district association Hamburg-Nord from 2007 to 2018. He resigned from the chairmanship after being elected First Mayor. Peter Tschentscher has been a member of the SPD Hamburg State Executive Committee since 2007 and co-opted until 2018 in his function as district chairman.

From 1991 to 2008 he was a member of the district assembly Hamburg North and from 1999 Chairman of the SPD district group. There he was, among other things, chairman of the Youth Aid Committee.

In February 2008, he moved to the citizenship election on the state list of the SPD in the Hamburg Parliament. There he was Deputy SPD Group Chairman, member of the Budget Committee and fiscal spokesman of his group. In the meantime, he was a member of the HSH-Nordbank commission of inquiry and chairman of the first parliamentary committee of inquiry "Elbphilharmonie".

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