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About 40 percent of the voters have applied for 2021 postal election. But some have missed to send the documents early. A guidance like you can still choose.

Trotz Antrag auf Briefwahl ist es möglich, am Sonntag im Wahllokal zu wählen. © dpa Despite application for postal ballot, it is possible to choose on Sunday in the polling station.

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by letter: How does the postal ballot still work in time?

One way to make the postal votes still punctually is to throw the postal ballot documents directly to the competent authority in the mailbox. This offers for letter voters that are prevented on Sunday.

to which address the post-voting documents must be brought, is on the red postal choice envelope. The postal ballot documents are controlled by the letter selection board from 3 pm from 3 pm from 15 clock, the voice counting begins after 6 pm.

Therefore, the postal ballot documents should arrive before closing the polling stations at the competent electoral office. Otherwise, the voices will not be counted.

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Can I also choose on Sunday in the polling station, although I have requested postal election?

Yes, that works. If you requested postal election, but your voices have not left by postal vote, can also go regularly in the polling station between 8 o'clock and 6 pm on Sunday. It is important to know in which dialing it can vote. This information can be found at the indication notification . However, certain documents are needed so that you can choose on Sunday in the polling station, although you have requested postal vote.

Which documents do I need to choose in the polling station if I have previously requested postal election?

Who has not sent his postal voting documents, can also choose on Sunday between 8am and 6pm in the polling station. The following documents are required:

identity card Alternative: Driving license or Passport Selection license

The ballot can be obtained together with the postal ballot documents. This document is crucial to be able to choose on Sunday in the polling station, although you have requested postal election. The election notification, however, is not necessary.

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postal ballot on site: What is abstract "in place"?

voters also have the ability to "place on the spot" to perform the postal ballot. With the postal ballot documents can be chosen on site in the letter selection office, where appropriate electoral cabins are ready.

However, these authorities are usually open only on weekdays. Only in some big cities there is an exception on Saturday before choice.

Therefore, a timely vote before the general election is usually only possible today. If you missed the opening hours, you can throw the postal ballot documents until Sunday 6 pm at the competent electoral office in the mailbox or choose all on Sunday with the ballot and a card document very regular in the competent polling station.

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