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Press release no. 22/21 of August 5, 2021

2021 Bundestag Election: Federal Electoral Committee has decided on complaints

WIESBADEN – In a session open to the public, the Federal Electoral Committee has today dealt with complaints filed against the rejection of eight Land lists, the deletion of a candidate from a Land list and the admission of a candidate on a Land list. The complaints lodged referred to the non-admission of Land lists of the following parties:

  • V-Partei³ - Partei für Veränderung, Vegetarier und Veganer (V-Partei³) in Baden-Württemberg
  • Basisdemokratische Partei Deutschland (dieBasis) in Berlin
  • diePinken/BÜNDNIS21 (BÜNDNIS21) in Berlin
  • Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) in Bremen
  • FREIE WÄHLER (FREIE WÄHLER) in Bremen
  • Piratenpartei Deutschland (PIRATEN) in Bremen
  • Ab jetzt…Demokratie durch Volksabstimmung Politik für die Menschen (Volksabstimmung) in Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN (GRÜNE) in Saarland

The Federal Electoral Committee also dealt with the complaints filed by 

  • Liberal-Konservative Reformer (LKR) against the deletion of a candidate from its Land list in Hessen
  • Land returning officer of the Land of Nordrhein-Westfalen against the admission of a candidate on the Land list of the Marxistisch-Leninistische Partei Deutschlands (MLPD) in Nordrhein-Westfalen

The following complaints were rejected so that the respective decisions taken by the Land electoral committees on 30 July 2021 were confirmed.

  • V-Partei³ - Partei für Veränderung, Vegetarier und Veganer (V-Partei³) against the rejection of its Land list in Baden-Württemberg
  • Basisdemokratische Partei Deutschland (dieBasis) against the rejection of its Land list in Berlin
  • diePinken/BÜNDNIS21 (BÜNDNIS21) against the rejection of its Land list in Berlin
  • Piratenpartei Deutschland (PIRATEN) against the rejection of its Land list in Bremen
  • Liberal-Konservative Reformer (LKR) against the deletion of a candidate from its Land list in Hessen
  • Ab jetzt…Demokratie durch Volksabstimmung Politik für die Menschen (Volksabstimmung) against the rejection of its Land list in Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN (GRÜNE) against the rejection of its Land list in Saarland

Another complaint was rejected as not being justified.

The following complaints were regarded as justified:

  • Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) against the rejection of its Land list in Bremen
  • FREIE WÄHLER (FREIE WÄHLER) against the rejection of its Land list in Bremen
  • Land returning officer of the Land of Nordrhein-Westfalen against the admission of a candidate on the Land list of the Marxistisch-Leninistische Partei Deutschlands (MLPD) in Nordrhein-Westfalen

 

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