Mayoral election registration as returnee

A register of persons entitled to vote shall be kept for each constituency. The electoral roll is the basis for the proper conduct of the election. It ensures that only those entitled to vote will vote and cast their ballots only once. It shall be drawn up on the 42nd day before the election by registering all persons entitled to vote who are registered in the electoral register in the electoral area with their main residence. If you have obtained the right to vote by entering the electoral area after the 42nd day before the election, you will also be registered of your own motion. You will receive an election notification by registering on the voters' register. However, if only a move is made within the municipality, the registration remains in the electoral register of the original constituency.

Preconditions
Returnee or returnee is you if you do not yet have a main residence in the electoral area, lost your right to vote because you have moved out of the constituency or moved your main residence and returned to the constituency and re-established your main residence.
Sections 23 and 24 of the Brandenburg Local Elections Act and Sections 13 to 15 of the Brandenburg Municipal Election Ordinance

Newly recruited citizens or so-called returnees are entered on the electoral register of their own motion when they move in. The registration is notified by the election notification.

Responsible for the content
Ministry of the Interior and For Local Government,
Unit 23

Last update or date of publication
15.04.2020