Voter register for the state election registration

For each constituency, the municipal electoral authority maintains an official electoral register. Only those who are on the electoral roll can exercise their right to vote in the Landtag election. The basis for the registration in the electoral register is the registration register of the municipality. In principle, citizens entitled to vote who are registered in the municipality with their main residence on the 35th day (date) before the state election are registered of their own motion. The municipality will notify you with a written election notification no later than the 28th day before the election. If you have not received an election notification until the 28th day before the election, you should immediately check with your municipality whether you are registered with the voters. If this is not the case, you can apply for registration. If you have a different situation, e..B. immigration to the municipality after the 35th day before the election or permanent residence as a secondary residence, please contact the municipal electoral authority immediately.

Identity card, if applicable, registration


The application must be made in writing or as a statement of minutes.

Preconditions
All citizens within the meaning of Article 3 (1) sentence 1 of the Constitution of the Land of Brandenburg who, on election day, are entitled to vote. have reached the age of 16, have been permanently resident or habitually resident in the Land of Brandenburg for at least one month, and not excluded from the right to vote.
Sections 5, 6, 17, 18 BbgLWahlG; Section 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18,20, 21 BbgLWahlV

At the municipal electoral authority.

You can apply in writing to the electoral authority of your municipality for your registration in the electoral register. Your application must contain at least the following information and be signed by hand: First name and name Date of birth exact address Phrase "Application for entry in the electoral register" The municipality then checks the conditions of your eligibility to vote. If you appear in person, you will be immediately added to the electoral roll if the test of the prerequisites was successful.

Responsible for the content
Ministry of the Interior and Local Government

Last update or date of publication
29.03.2019