Dr. Danny Schindler is the Director of the Institute for Parliamentary Research (IParl), which is an institution of the Foundation for Science and Democracy (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Demokratie). He also works as lecturer at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. His research focuses on parliaments and parties in democratic as well as non-democratic countries. Currently, he examines candidate recruitment in Germany, decision-making within parliamentary party groups in a comparative perspective, and the empowerment of opposition forces in African polities.
Making Sense of Berlin’s Extraordinary Election
A glorious winner, many losers, and the politics of coalition building On November 16, 2022, the Constitutional Court of the city-state Berlin judged that the 2021 state-level parliamentary election had …