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Death of a voter

The votes of a voter who participated in the postal ballot shall not be invalid if he or she dies before or on election day.

Legal bases

Bundestag election:

Section 39 (5) of the Federal Elections Act (BWG)

European election:

Section 4 of the European Elections Act (EuWG) in conjunction with Section 39 (5) of the Federal Elections Act (BWG)

Last update: 1 August 2015