The Prime Minister of Denmark (Danish: statsminister) is the head of government in Danish politics. He is the leader of a political coalition in the Danish parliament, the Folketing, and the leader of the cabinet.
The current prime minister of Denmark is Anders Fogh Rasmussen. He leads a coalition of the Liberal Party (Venstre) and the Conservative People's Party (Konservative Folkeparti) and is the head of his second cabinet.
Although elections for the Folketing are scheduled to occur every four years, the prime minister has the power to dissolve the parliament and force a new election.