PETO Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PETO

PETO – The young alternative
PETO – Die junge Alternative
LeaderLydia Hannawald [1]
Deputy LeaderMalte Franke [1]
Founded1998 (1998)
HeadquartersMonheim am Rhein
Membership (2013)Approx 400 [2]

PETO – Die junge Alternative (Shorter name: PETO, lat.: „I postulate“) is one of the first youth parties in Germany. Established in 1999, the political party is based in Monheim am Rhein in North Rhine-Westphalia.

2014 Town Council and Mayoral Elections - Monheim am Rhein[edit]

PETO made overwhelming gains in the Town Council and Mayoral elections in 2014. Daniel Zimmermann (the incumbent mayor of Monheim) won with 94,64% of the vote, against Manfred Poell (Bundnis 90/Grüne - 5,36%).[3] In the Town Council elections, PETO received 65,64% of the vote, compared with 17,80% for Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU).[3]


  1. ^ a b "PETO | Vorstand". PETO.
  2. ^ "PETO | Portrait". PETO.
  3. ^ a b "404 - Stadt Monheim am Rhein". www.monheim.de. {{cite web}}: Cite uses generic title (help)

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