Manfred Lucha

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Manfred "Manne" Lucha (born March 13, 1961 in Garching an der Alz ) is a German politician ( Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen ) and a member of the Baden-Württemberg state parliament for the constituency of Ravensburg . He has been Minister for Social Affairs and Integration in the Kretschmann II cabinet since May 12, 2016 . He has been a deputy member of the German Federal Council since 2016.

education and profession

Lucha grew up in Altötting, Bavaria . After an apprenticeship as a chemical worker and community service in the Weingarten youth center, Manfred Lucha completed his secondary school leaving certificate and trained as a nurse at the Weissenau State Psychiatric Hospital . He made up his technical college entrance qualification and studied social work with a diploma at the Weingarten University of Applied Sciences . In 2005 he also completed his master's degree in management in social and health services in Weingarten . He was the technical director of the community psychiatric center Pauline 13 in Friedrichshafen . Lucha is the spokesman for the community psychiatric association Bodenseekreis and deputy federal chairman of the federal working group for community psychiatric associations.


Manfred Lucha has been a member of the Green Party since 1979. From 1998 to 2000 he was a member of the state board of the Greens in Baden-Württemberg. He had a seat in the Ravensburg municipal council from 1994 to 2016, where he was parliamentary group leader of his party. He has been a member of the district council of the Ravensburg district since 1999; there he was deputy parliamentary group leader. In the federal elections in 1990 and 1998 he was a candidate for the Greens in the constituency of Ravensburg-Bodensee . In the state elections in 1996 , 2001 and 2006 he ran for the state elections in the constituency of Ravensburg . Since 2017 he has been a member of the state board of the Greens in Baden-Württemberg.

In the state elections in 2011 , he won a second mandate for the state parliament in the Ravensburg constituency, the first green mandate for this constituency. With 26.1 percent of the vote, he was able to double his result from 2006 and thus received the second highest number of votes in the constituency after the CDU candidate Rudolf Köberle . From 2011 to 2016 Lucha was chairman of the social working group of the Green parliamentary group and a member of the petitions committee. In the state elections in 2016 , he increased his share of the vote to 33.1%, overtaking the CDU candidate August Schuler and winning the first direct mandate for the Greens in Ravensburg. At the same time he became Minister for Social Affairs and Integration in the Kretschmann II cabinet . In July 2020 it became known that the ministry led by Lucha is examining whether new hires of doctors at university hospitals can in future be made dependent on whether the doctor is willing to perform abortions.

Family and private

Manfred Lucha lives in Ravensburg. He is married to Ulrike Lucha and has a daughter and a son.

In 2014 he played a supporting role in the crime scene “Todesspiel”, directed by Jürgen Bretzinger .


  • Johann Meltzner: Swabian green with Bavarian roots. Manfred Lucha . In: Profiles Ravensburg . Biberacher Verlagsdruckerei, Biberach 2008, ISBN 978-3-933614-40-7 , pp. 140-143

Web links

Commons : Manfred Lucha  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Manfred Lucha. In: Retrieved September 18, 2019 .
  2. ^ SWR1 BW, SWR1 BW: Manne Lucha. Retrieved April 20, 2020 .
  3. ^ Eiken Bruhn: Green politician on abortion: "We have a responsibility" . In: The daily newspaper: taz . July 6, 2020, ISSN  0931-9085 ( [accessed on July 12, 2020]).
  4. Green initiative: Doctors jobs only when willing to have abortions. Retrieved July 12, 2020 .