Roland Heintze

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Roland Heintze (born April 29, 1973 in Hamburg ) is a German politician ( CDU ). He was a member of the Hamburg Parliament from 2004 to 2015 and has been chairman of the CDU Hamburg since 2015 .

Life and work

The Evangelical Lutheran Heintze has long been involved in church child and youth work.

From 1991 to 1992 he was also the regional chairman of the Hamburg Student Union . After graduating from high school Ohmoor in Hamburg-Niendorf , which he passed in 1992, Heintze studied political science . During this time he was chairman of the Young European Federalists in the Hamburg regional association from the beginning of 1997 to the beginning of 1998 .

Roland Heintze has been a member of the Hamburger Wingolfs since 1994 .

He graduated from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung with a scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung's support for young journalists .

Between the autumn of 1997 and the end of 1999, Heintze worked as a research assistant for a CDU member of parliament. At the same time he worked as a freelance business journalist for various newspapers from mid-1995 to the end of 2001 ; including the Hamburger Abendblatt , Die Welt and the Financial Times Deutschland .

To this end, he founded the company Top Advice Heintze & Partner in 1999 and in 2002 became press spokesman for Mummert Consulting AG . Since 2003 he has been the managing partner of Mummert Communications GmbH, which was renamed as a PR agency to Faktenkontor GmbH at the beginning of 2006, now resides at the Alter Elbpark and has 24 employees.

Working, he was working on his thesis on e-campaigning with the theme " The role of the Internet in the election campaigning of the parties in the federal election campaigns in 2002 and 2005: a zero measurement " and received his doctorate in 2013 at the Humboldt University of Berlin Dr. phil.


From 1994 to 2002 Heintze was a member of the Lokstedt / Niendorf / Schnelsen local committee and from 1998 to the beginning of 2004 a member of the Eimsbüttel district assembly . In the latter, he was the youth and social policy spokesman for the CDU and its deputy parliamentary group chairman .

From 2004 to 2006 he was Federal Chairman of the Lesbians and Gays in the Union (LSU).

In the Hamburg state elections in 2004 , Heintze was elected to the Hamburg state parliament with 50th place in the CDU's list. There he took on the role of spokesperson for new media for the CDU parliamentary group.

After the change in the electoral law in Hamburg , Heintze represented the constituency for the districts of Lokstedt, Niendorf and Schnelsen , legitimized by the mayor elections of 2008 and 2011, as a directly elected MP . In the group, he took over the function of spokesperson for Europe and international affairs before he became chairman of the Committee on Budgets in November 2009. Heintze later became vice-chairman of the parliamentary group and a member of the budget, Europe and property and public companies committees.

In 2014, Heintze ran as the top candidate of the Hamburg CDU in the European elections , but missed the entry into the European Parliament .

In the 2015 citizenship election , Heintze ran for second place on the state list and missed re-entry because the CDU only received 15.9 percent of the vote and a relatively large number of direct mandates .

On March 31, 2015, Heintze was elected chairman of the CDU Hamburg with 92.5 percent of the vote . He thus succeeded Marcus Weinberg , who had made his office available after the state election. On June 11, 2016, he was confirmed in office with 92.4 percent of the votes and on June 23, 2018 with 94.2 percent of the votes.

In 2019, Heintze ran again as the top candidate of the Hamburg CDU in the European elections , but again missed the entry into the European Parliament.

In the 2020 citizenship election , Heintze ran for third place on the state list and once again missed out on citizenship.

Political positions

Heintze is against a ban on tobacco advertising for tobacco products , as a million jobs would depend on tobacco advertising. “We have to make it clear that we are on the side of the site. It has nothing to do with tobacco. "

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. The role of the Internet in the election campaigns of the parties in the federal election campaigns in 2002 and 2005: a zero measurement , Roland Heintze, dissertation on obtaining the title of Doctor of Philosophy, Dr. phil. at the Philosophical Faculty, Institute for Social Sciences at the Humboldt University in Berlin
  2. CDU budget expert Heintze missed entry into the European Parliament, May 26, 2014
  3. CDU boss Weinberg resigns after losing the election, February 18, 2015
  4. Roland Heintze new party leader of the CDU Hamburg, March 31, 2015
  5. More than 97 percent for Olaf Scholz - Roland Heintze remains CDU boss, June 11, 2016
  6. Hamburg CDU state chief re-elected with a large majority, June 23, 2018
  7. This duo represents Hamburg in Brussels, May 27, 2019
  8. Weinberg and Wersich do not make it into citizenship, February 24, 2020