Passive voting right

Application for one voting district and/or Bundesland

What

Recognised political Parties and eligible voters propose candidates. The written proposal has to be given to the responsible poll worker (Kreiswahlleiter) 66 days before the election. 58 days before they names will be published.

Who and How

All men and women who are German citizens can be elected provided that they are at least 18 years old.

Application for EU Parliament

What

Recognised political Parties and eligible voters propose candidates. The proposal lists for a Land and joint lists for all Länder have to be submitted in written form to the Federal Returning Officer (Bundeswahlleiter) on the 83rd day before the election.

Who and How

All men and women who are German citizens can be elected provided that they are at least 18 years old.