Welcome to the Federal Returning Officer

2019 European Parliament election

election day 26. Mai 2019

Days until election day

Dates and deadlines

Political parties and candidates

41 Poltical parties

1,380 Candidates

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2019 European Election: voting without voter’s notification

Persons who are entitled to vote but have misplaced or lost their voter's notification may nevertheless cast their vote in the European election in Germany on 26 May 2019.

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Information for poll workers

Poll workers are indispensable for the conduct of elections. They are the basis of the election being organised by the people and thus the most important pillar of the electoral procedure.

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Focus on Europe

Facts on the EU Member States in the run-up to the European elections

All over the EU citizens will be taking part in the European Parliament elections from the 23rd to 26th of May. The direction in which the European Union is heading in is the subject of political debates all over Europe at the moment. The EU is facing a number of challenges, including the ageing of society, the question of social cohesion, the opportunities arising from increasing digitalization and climate change. How are the EU and its Member States faring as far as these topics are concerned?