Jasmin Freigang

German politician
Jasmin Freigang
Jasmin Maurer.jpg
Jasmin Freigang in 2012
Pirate Party Group Leader
In office
March 2012 – August 2012
Member of the Saarland regional parliament 22
In office
March 2012 – March 2017
Personal details
Born (1989-03-29) 29 March 1989 (age 33)
Saarbrücken, Germany
Political partyPirate Party
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Jasmin Freigang (born 29 March 1989 as Jasmin Maurer, in Saarbrücken) is a German politician[1] who was a member of the Saarland regional parliament from 2012 to 2017, representing the Pirate Party.[2][3]

Life and education

Jasmin began studying law at Saarland University after leaving school. However, she gave up her studies and took up an apprenticeship as a management assistant in IT systems.[4] She married in 2016. In 2017 she began an apprenticeship as a police women after successfully fighting in court about the right to be accepted for the test, despite being apparently shorter than the required 162 cm.[5]


Jasmin supported the Pirate Party during the national elections of 2009.[6]

She was selected as the top list candidate for the Pirate Party in the 2012 Saarland election, in which the party won 7.4% of the votes and 4 seats.[7]

In August 2012, Jasmin lost the vote to remain party chairman in the state of Saarland to Jan Niklas Fingerle.[8] She is now joint vice-chairman of the regional party and has responsibility in the parliamentary group for Education policy, women's issues, health policy, youth policy, child policy, cultural policy, media policy, social policy, urban planning and housing, animal welfare, environment and consumer protection policy.[9]

Jasmin lost her seat in the Landtag of Saarland in the 2017 election, where the Pirate Party won 0.7% of the vote, losing all its seats.


  1. ^ Piratenpartei-saarland.de. "Landesvorstand". Retrieved 2012-03-21.
  2. ^ "Piratenpartei zieht in den Landtag im Saarland ein: Jasmin Maurer Die weibliche Seite der Piraten-Nerds - Deutschland - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten". Focus.de. 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-06-28.
  3. ^ Saarbruecker-zeitung.de. "Saar-Piraten: Partei wählt Landtagskandidaten – Jasmin Maurer ist Spitzenkandidatin". Retrieved 2012-03-21.
  4. ^ Spiegel.de. "Azubi-Piratin im Nahkampf". Retrieved 2012-03-21.
  5. ^ Eine Ex-Piraten-Abgeordnete in Polizeiuniform, Saarbruecker Zeitung
  6. ^ Piratenpartei-saarland.de. "Frauenpower bei den Saarpiraten". Archived from the original on 2011-11-10. Retrieved 2012-03-21.
  7. ^ Die Landeswahlleiterin des Saarlands: Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Gewählten nach Parteien: PIRATEN Archived 2012-07-30 at the Wayback Machine. Abgerufen am 26. Mai 2012.
  8. ^ Piraten unter neuer Führung, Saarbrücker Zeitung, 20. August 2012
  9. ^ "Piratenfraktion Saarland – Unsere Abgeordneten". Piratenfraktion-saarland.de. Archived from the original on 2013-07-09. Retrieved 2013-06-28.

External links

  • Profilseite im Wiki der Piratenpartei Deutschland
  • Jasmin Freigang Profile at the Saarland Landtag website
  • piratenfraktion-saarland.de/ Website of the Pirate Party Group in the Saarland Landtag.
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