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Elections


You are a German citizen and live outside of Germany?
Are you allowed to vote at federal and european elections?
Most likely yes!
Excerpt from the information of theFederal Election Commission about the universal suffrage:

You are allowed to vote......
 

  • in case you fulfill the general requirements to be entitled to vote (article 116, paragraph 1 of the German constitution) and
  • By special petition the above described citizens can be entered  in the voter register of the electoral district they had lived before their remove. Forms and leaflets for the petitioner can be obtained at the diplomatic and consular representatives of the Federal Republic of Germany in foreign countries, at the federal election commission as well as the electoral district commissions.
    (§§12 BWG, 13 BWG, 18 BWO)
    BWG = Federal Voting Law, BWO = Federal Voting Regulations)

    The Federal Election Commissioner offers the form also as a down load (pdf-Datei). Please click here!

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