Information for voters
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The German Bundestag is elected in accordance with the principles of proportional representation in combination with a candidate-centred election. This is also called personalized proportional representation. Under this system, each voter has two votes.
Persons entitled to vote who are entered in a voters’ register do not need a specific reason to exercise their right to vote by post. To this end, they have to apply for a polling card to be issued.
Representative electoral statistics are used to analyse the voting behaviour, namely the voter turnout and the votes cast by sex and year of birth groups.
Information about “your” polling station, the ballot paper and COVID-19.