Hans Schär, member of the liberal party FDP, was re-elected for a four-year term. He is the only representative of the Saanenland in the Grand Council. Politicians lament the low voter turnout of only 36.8%.
Cantonal elections took place on Sunday, 25 March. The Grand Council is the cantonal parliament and consists of 160 members, who are elected for four-year periods. The Saanenland belongs to the constituency Oberland, which is entitled to 16 representatives in the council.