Participation of EU citizens in municipal council and mayor elections in Upper Austria.
Active voting age = 16 years on election day, main place of residence in the municipality on the record date, citizenship of an EU member state.
The record date for participation in the election is 82 days before election day.
The election takes place from the declaration until the resolution on the final result in the municipality.
Municipal election official, municipal election authority in the respective Upper Austrian community.
Inclusion in the electoral register from the electoral record of Union citizens.
Authentication and signature
No information available.
The municipality obtains the certificate of main residence and citizenship ex officio; the identity of the voter results from their certificate of main residence.
Art und Format der Nachweise
The certificate of main residence and citizenship of an EU member state are obtained ex officio.
Costs and fees
The citizen is not charged any costs.
The municipal authority competent based upon the place of main residence.
Means of redress or appeal
The election result can be contested with the Higher Administrative Court.
OÖ. Kommunalwahlordnung [Upper Austrian Regulation on Municipal Elections]
Assistance and problem-solving services
EAP - Point of Single Contact Upper Austria
Link to form
No form required.
Information on data protection
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Last update: 18.03.2021