McAllister David

David James McAllister is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, notably affiliated to the European People Party. He is Chair of the Delegation for relations with the United States as well as member of Conference of Delegation Chair, Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly of the European Parliament. In 2010 David McAllister was elected Minister President of the state of Lower Saxony and, until February 2013, he headed a coalition government with the liberal FDP. A lawyer by profession, David McAllister has served as the chairman of the CDU parliamentary group in the Landtag (Parliament) of Lower Saxony from 2003 to 2010 and was elected chairman of the state party in 2008.