District election Determination of electability

Candidates who stand for election to the county council or to the town council of a district-free city must prove that they are eligible to vote when submitting the nomination. The following criteria must be met: German within the meaning of Article 116 (1) of the Basic Law or a national of another Member State of the European Union, has reached the age of 18, has been permanently resident or habitually resident in the electoral area for at least three months.

Identity cards, passport Form "Certificate of Electability" Sample Form Appendix 8a of the Brandenburg Municipal Election Ordinance


The completed form must be submitted in the original (writing form requirement) The form forms are available from the district returning officer or on the Internet, e.B. at https://wahlen.brandenburg.de/wahlen/de/kommunalwahlen/

Preconditions
German within the meaning of Article 116 (1) of the Basic Law or a national of another Member State of the European Union, has reached the age of 18, has been permanently resident or habitually resident in the electoral area for at least three months.
Section 11 Brandenburg Local Elections Act

Public notice of the constituency returning officer for the submission of nominations in accordance with Section 26 bbgKWahlG. This will be published no later than the 92nd day before the election.

The applicant fills in the form "Annex 8a of the BbgKWahlV: Certificate of Eligibility" and submits it to the municipal authority (population reporting system) for confirmation.

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Ministry of the Interior and For Local Government,
Unit 23

Last update or date of publication
24.04.2020