Elections

Forming opinions and voting: elections are the most elementary form of political involvement. I have moved house. Where can I vote? How and where can I find out whether I am on the electoral roll? You can find contacts at public authorities and information about voting, from postal votes to polling cards, here.

Services:

Apply for ballot paper

Are you eligible to vote and would like to vote in a different polling place or participate in the election by absentee ballot? Then you must apply for a ballot paper.

Become an election worker

As a citizen entitled to vote, you can lead the election proceedings on election day in the election committees as election chairman or assessor and determine the provisional election results in the electoral district.

Certificate of Eligibility

If you want to run in the state election, then you need a certificate of eligibility.

Determine European election result

How the result of a European election is determined, you can find out here.

Election of the local people's representation

Here you will find information on the organization of elections.

European election Determine exclusion

They may be excluded from participation in the European elections.

European election Have eligibility determined

You can stand for election yourself in the European elections. This is linked to your eligibility, among other things.

European election to be entered on the electoral roll as a returnee

If you have German citizenship, are eligible to vote and are returning to Germany from abroad, you can register on the electoral roll for the
European election if the requirements for registration are not met ex officio.

Have the electoral roll for the European election corrected

If the electoral roll for the European election contains incorrect information, you can have it corrected.

Political party: foundation

If you wish to form a party, you must notify the Federal Election Commissioner.

Receive certificate of eligibility to vote

If you want to participate in an election as a candidate, then you must submit the so-called support signatures of citizens who are entitled to vote in order to be eligible for the election.

Register to vote in the European elections as a citizen of the Union

As a citizen of the Union living in Germany, you can vote in the European elections if you are registered on the electoral roll.

Registering for the European Election as a domestic German on the electoral roll

For the European election, you will be included in the electoral roll as a German or German national ex officio or upon application.

Registering for the European Election as a German Abroad on the Electoral Roll

For the European elections, you can also register on the electoral roll as a German or German national if you live abroad.

Request absentee ballot

If you are unable to appear in person at the polling station on election day, you can request that your ballot paper be sent to you in advance along with your absentee ballot documents.

View European Election Electoral Roll

You can view the electoral roll for the European election.

Please select the desired service on the left.