The Bundestag threatens XXL size: Some choice districts may, however, be eliminated even 2021

Despite the stalled debate on a Reform of the electoral law for the Bundestag, there are, according to the Federal returning officer Georg Thiel still plenty of

The Bundestag threatens XXL size: Some choice districts may, however, be eliminated even 2021

Despite the stalled debate on a Reform of the electoral law for the Bundestag, there are, according to the Federal returning officer Georg Thiel still plenty of time for a reduction in electoral districts. "Also, in the case of a reorganisation of the constituencies of the Federal returning officer and the electoral bodies of the countries can implement the coming Federal election without election-law complaints," said Thiel, the Chairman of the constituency Commission for Neuzuschnitte of the constituencies responsible, recently the editorial network in Germany.

Thiel stressed that a reduction in the Bundestag, constituencies, the Bundestag, only the last on 25. June had to change in 2020, as amended Federal election law again. Although the signatures would be in the case of a new structure of the constituencies, under certain circumstances, lapse for the preparation of nominations since the 25. June can be collected, said the Federal returning officer. A solution to this, however, is possible: "The parties would have to repeat the installation procedure."

experts with a significant increase in the Bundestag after the next election

the FDP, the greens and the Left draft electoral reform were expected last with your common law failed, which envisages a reduction of the constituencies of the currently 299 to 250. The coalition had not mentioned, however, among other things, that a new structure of the constituencies is possible, because it is the parties since 25. June 2020 is possible, constituency candidates.

What is it specifically? The background of the need for Reform is that the Bundestag currently has 709 members and thus much longer than the standard size of 598 members. Experts expect a further significant increase after the next Federal election, should not be amended the right to vote. The reason for this Overhang and compensation mandates are.

Union group: reduction of the constituencies for 2021 still doable

For the discussed reduction of the constituencies even before the Bundestag election in 2021 would also be from the point of view of the Union group of the time. "Certainly it is ambitious, to reduce the number of constituencies, but it is neither legally nor practically impossible," said Union election expert Ansgar Heveling on Monday in Berlin. It is crucial that the next parliamentary election prepared effectively and could be performed. "This does not preclude a Change of election districts after the beginning of the List of time-limits, as long as there is sufficient time, this effective preparation for sure," stressed Heveling.

The definition of Federal election law, according to a list at the earliest 32 months after the beginning of the current legislature, possible to exclude the possibility that the candidates will not be placed too early. "But it is not to be regarded as an exclusion period for Changes to the electoral law," said the CDU politician.

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Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 07:26

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