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People with care allowed to participate in European elections

people with court-ordered care are allowed choice on the request is already in the Europe on 26. May participate in. The Federal constitutional court ruled.

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People with care allowed to participate in European elections

people with court-ordered care are allowed choice on the request is already in the Europe on 26. May participate in. The Federal constitutional court ruled.

In the European elections at the end of may, people in full-care can take part. The Federal constitutional court decided in summary proceedings that, so far, current electoral exclusions may not apply to the request.

The opposition parties Green, Left and the FDP had filed an emergency appeal in Karlsruhe, in order for the affected people at the election on may 26. May be able to participate. There is more to it than 80,000 Affected. The Bundestag wanted to give Supervised, the right to vote until after the European elections.

the decision in principle in January

, The Federal constitutional court had already ruled in January that the General election to the exclusion of the mentally or psychologically impaired people is unconstitutional.

Therefore, should the paragraph be deleted, with which people with a disability in the care of all Affairs, yet, in principle, of parliamentary and European elections are excluded. The same applies to offenders who are housed, due to inability in psychiatry.

voters lists for European elections are already created

For the applicant had spoken to the agent, and Ulrich Hufeld in the negotiation of a wrong determination of the choice of folk, when Supervised, are excluded. It was not explained why, on 26. May the Constitution should be contrary to the law.

The Parliamentary state Secretary in the Federal Ministry of the interior, Stephan Mayer, said, however, that a Change now would cause potentially more harm than good. "The time to Change the voters' registers missing." The voters ' lists were already created. But: "We want an inclusive voting rights for all," stressed Mayer.

A statement of the reasons the Federal constitutional court announced Monday.

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