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Petra Zais

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Petra Zais
Zais in 2016
Member of the Landtag of Saxony
In office
Member of the Stadtrat of Chemnitz
In office
In office
Personal details
Born22 March 1957
Breitenbrunn, East Germany
Died7 October 2021(2021-10-07) (aged 64)
Political partyPDS
Alliance 90/The Greens

Petra Zais (22 March 1957 – 7 October 2021) was a German politician.[1]

Zais was a member of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany from 1977 to 1990. She was a member Stadtrat of Chemnitz from 1992 to 1999. She rejoined the Stadtrat in 2009.[2] In 2001, she unsuccessfully ran for mayor of Chemnitz. In 2009 and 2013, she unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the Bundestag.

In 2014, she was elected to the Landtag of Saxony for the Greens.[3] She left office in 2019.

Petra Zais died on 7 October 2021 at the age of 64.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sächsische Grünenpolitikerin gestorben". Sächsische Zeitung (in German). 8 October 2021. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  2. "Petra Zais". Petra Zais (in German). Archived from the original on 22 October 2019.
  3. "Landtagswahl 2014". Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (in German).
  4. Schubert, Franziska (8 October 2021). "BÜNDNISGRÜNE-Fraktion trauert um Petra Zais". Grüne Fraktion Sachsen (in German). Retrieved 18 October 2021.