All voters on the electoral roll elect 6 Luxembourgish members to the European Parliament (EP) every 5 years.
Voting in the European elections is mandatory for all registered voters, regardless of their nationality (Luxembourg or of another EU Member State). Voters may not be represented by proxy.
A postal voting system has been put in place for all voters in order to prevent abstention.
The request for a postal vote must be made to the commune in which the voter is registered.
Each voter, whether a Luxembourg citizen or a national of another Member State of the European Union (EU), can vote by correspondence during the European elections.
Postal voting is also allowed for Luxembourg nationals residing abroad.
The voter must first be registered on the electoral list.
The request for postal voting must be sent to the commune where the voter is voting:
An voter wishing to vote by mail during the European elections must inform the commune and request the poll card.
The request can be made:
Please note: The application has been correctly submitted to the relevant body if the “Status” column of the procedure in “MyGuichet.lu / My procedures” shows “Sent”. The submission of the procedure will be confirmed with an email sent to the voter’s email address indicated in MyGuichet.lu.
Voters must provide:
Voters must solemnly declare that they have not been stripped of the right to vote:
Upon receipt of the request, the commune checks if:
If the request for a postal vote is rejected, the commune sends the refusal to the applicant 35 days before the vote at the latest.
If the request for postal voting is accepted, the commune will send the poll card by registered mail to the voter.
The poll card is sent, at the latest:
The poll card contains the following information:
An alphabetical list of voters having applied for a postal vote will be prepared, including the surname, first name(s), date and place of birth, domicile and current address of each voter. The response given to each request is noted opposite the applicant's name. Voters appearing on this list may not choose another voting method.
The voter completes the ballot paper.
The visually impaired voter can use the tactile voting model to express their vote.
To send the ballot to the polling station, voters must place the ballot paper, duly completed and folded, with the stamp showing on the outside, in the electoral envelope. The electoral envelope must be placed inside the postal envelope and sent by ordinary post.
The envelope containing the ballot must be received by the appropriate polling station on the day of the election before 14.00 at the latest.