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2021 Bundestag Election: reduction in number of required supporting signatures

The amendment of the Federal Elections Act which was announced on 9 June 2021 reduces the number of supporting signatures required for Land lists and constituency nominations to one quarter in each case.

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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 took 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?