District election Determination Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

In local elections, citizens entitled to vote elect members to represent their respective district-free towns or counties. These are in detail: the town councils of the four district-free cities or the district councils of the 14 counties. The number of members in these representations depends on the number of inhabitants of the district. Every citizen entitled to vote is entered in the electoral register of his/her constituency and receives an election notification. With this and the personnel document, he casthis ballots at the polling station on election day. Voting can also be cast by postal ballot. It must be requested in writing (e.B. back of the election notification), electronically or by fax. It is not possible to apply by telephone. After 6 p.m. on election day, the votes cast will be counted and the composition of the representations will be determined. The provisional result, which was determined on election night, will be reviewed in the following days in order to determine the final result by the constituency election committee.

Election notification Identity card or passport


Request for postal ballot: back of the election notification or informally by e-mail, fax or online form on the website of the municipal electoral authority, in the case of digital application, the date of birth must be indicated in addition to the name, first name, the address of residence. Voting slip Officially produced ballot papers

Preconditions
The citizen must be entitled to vote, i.e. he must meet the following conditions: he must be a German within the meaning of Article 116 (1) of the Basic Law or a national of another Member State of the European Union: have reached the age of 16, have their permanent residence in the electoral area, not be excluded from the right to vote.
Brandenburg Local Elections Act (BbgKWahlG) Brandenburg Municipal Election Ordinance (BbgWahlV)

Website of the constituency returning officer Websites of the local electoral authority Election announcements in the Official Journal

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At the polling station, the voter receives the ballot paper after presenting the election notification and the personnel document and checking the electoral register. Voting takes place unobserved in the polling booth by giving 3 votes on the ballot paper. The completed and folded ballot paper is thrown into the ballot box. At the same time, the vote is recorded in the electoral register. After application, the postal ballot documents will be sent to the voter. Voting is carried out unobserved by giving 3 votes on the ballot paper. The ballot paper is inserted into the inner ballot paper envelope. The enclosed ballot paper shall be provided with date and signature and, together with the closed ballot paper envelope, shall be inserted into the outer ballot envelope. The sealed envelope shall be sent to the address indicated on the ballot envelope.

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Ministry of the Interior and Local Government
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Last update or date of publication
24.04.2020