Press release no. 34/19 of 26. Mai 2019

2019 European Election: voter turnout by 2 p.m.

WIESBADEN/BERLIN – In Germany, 29.4 percent of all eligible voters have exercised their right to vote in the 2019 European Election until 2 p.m. This figure does not include the votes cast by postal voters.

In cooperation with the Land returning officers, the Federal Returning Officer has determined this intermediate result for all of Germany on the basis of the voter turnout in selected polling stations.

In the 2014 European Election, the voter turnout by 2 p.m. had stood at 25.6 percent, while the total voter turnout had been 48.1%.

The Federal Returning Officer calls on all eligible voters who have not yet cast their votes to exercise their right to vote. The polling stations are open until 6 p.m.


For further information:

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