Carsten Poerksen

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Carsten Pörksen (2014)

Carsten Pörksen (born July 18, 1944 in Nebel on Amrum ) is a German SPD politician . From 1991 to 2016 he was a member of the Rhineland-Palatinate state parliament .

Poerksen graduated from the Friedrich-Paulsen-Schule in Niebüll in 1964 and then did his military service . From 1966 he studied law . In 1974 he passed the second state examination in law. From 1975 to 1978 he was employed as legal secretary at the DGB in Bad Kreuznach , from 1978 to 1984 he was district chairman of the DGB in the Nahe-Hünsrück district. From 1984 to 2009 he was managing director of the non-profit housing association in Bad Kreuznach. He was also chairman of the district association of Lebenshilfe for over twelve years . Poerksen is married and has three children.


Pörksen has been a member of the SPD since 1969. From 1979 to 1999 and since 2009, Poerksen has been a member of the city ​​council in Bad Kreuznach - from 1985 also chairman of the SPD city council group. Since 1999 he has been a member and at the same time parliamentary group chairman of the district council of the Bad Kreuznach district . From the state elections in 1991 he represented the constituency of Bad Kreuznach (constituency 17) as a member of the state parliament in the Rhineland-Palatinate state parliament. From 2006 Pörksen was deputy parliamentary group chairman, a member of the parliament's interior and legal committee, chairman of the data protection commission and chairman of the G 10 commission and the parliamentary control commission. After the state elections in 2011 he was the age president of the constituent session. From December 2014 to May 2016 he was Parliamentary Managing Director of the SPD parliamentary group in the state parliament. With the state elections in 2016 , he left the state parliament.

Web links

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Individual evidence

  1. There are no guys in politics - Carsten Pörksen is one of them. Allgemeine Zeitung , accessed on January 11, 2017