Press release no. 33/17 of October 9, 2017

2017 Bundestag Election: 3rd meeting of the Federal Electoral Committee on 12 October 2017

WIESBADEN/BERLIN – Federal Returning Officer Dieter Sarreither has invited the Federal Electoral Committee to convene for its third meeting. The Federal Electoral Committee will determine the final result of the election to the 19th German Bundestag of 24 September 2017 in accordance with Section 42 subsection 2 of the Federal Elections Act in conjunction with Section 78 of the Federal Electoral Regulations at that meeting, which will be open to the public.

The meeting will be held in the German Bundestag building in Berlin, Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus (entrance at Adele-Schreiber-Krieger-Straße 1), room 3.101 (Anhörungssaal), on Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 11 a.m.

Important notes:

All media representatives will require valid accreditation to enter the Bundestag buildings.

All other visitors will have to pass security checks before entering the Bundestag buildings and show their identity cards.

The meeting will be broadcast live on the internet at and on mobile devices. On the following day it will be available at


For further information:
Office of the Federal Returning Officer
tel: +49 611 75-4863