Exercising the right to vote
Only such persons as are entered in a voters’ register or have a polling card may vote. Anyone entered in a voters’ register who does not have a polling card may only vote in the polling district of the voters’ register in which he or she is entered.
Anyone possessing a polling card may vote in Bundestag elections in the constituency where the polling card was issued and in European elections in the district orurban districtwhere the polling card was issued,
- by casting his or her vote in any polling district of this constituency in Bundestag elections or European elections for any polling district located in the district or urban district
- by postal ballot.
Each person entitled to vote may vote only once and must do so personally.
Section 14 of the Federal Elections Act (BWG)
Sections 14 to 31 of the Federal Electoral Regulations (BWO)
Section 6 of the European Elections Act (EuWG)
Sections 14 to 30 of the European Electoral Regulations (EuWO)
Last update: 1 May 2014