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Postal Vote

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Am 02. Oktober 2016 findet die Wiederholung des 2. Wahlganges der Bundespräsidentenwahl 2016 statt, bei der das österreichische Staatsoberhaupt für eine Amtszeit von sechs Jahren direkt gewählt werden kann.  
 
Wahlberechtigte Personen, die am Wahltag nicht in ihrem zuständigen Wahllokal wählen können, haben die Möglichkeit, mit einer Wahlkarte
 
  • in jedem Wahllokal in Österreich oder
  • per Briefwahl im In- und Ausland
zu wählen.
   

Effective immediately, absentee voting ballots for the parliamentary elections 2017 can be requested in writing (or via e-mail or fax) until 11 October 2017 and in person (not via telephone!) until 13 October, 12:00 noon.
You may only do so in the municipality where your primary residence was located at the cutoff day for these elections, which was 25 July 2017.
 
When requesting an absentee voting ballot, please take into consideration the delivery time and the return time. We therefore recommend requesting absentee voting ballots as soon as possible.
Use our e-letter service to get your absentee voting ballot in no time:
Our e-letter service allows you to request your absentee voting ballot in no time. If you already have an activated e-postbox, you have already been sent an e-letter that will take you to the website of the municipality of your main residence. On that website, you can conveniently request your absentee voting ballot online.
 
If you are not yet a user of our e-letter service:
 
Activate our e-letter service and request your absentee voting ballot online.
It will also allow you to conveniently request absentee voting ballots for future elections.

 
 
 
 
Just follow these easy steps:
1. Sign up (by clicking on the blue button)
2. You will receive a letter because we need to verify your postal address once.
3. Enter the PIN code from that letter online.
4. Your e-postbox will be ready to receive mail.
5. A day later at the very latest, you will receive an e-letter in your e-postbox that will take you to the website of the municipality of your main residence. On that website, you can convieniently request your absentee voting ballot online.
 
As an alternative, you can also request your absentee voting ballot without using our e-letter service:
 
 
Please see KUVERT (12 to 15 September 2017) for additional information about the parliamentary elections provided by the Ministry of the Interior.
  • You may vote by mail as soon as you receive your ballot. You don't have to wait until election day.
  • Complete the official ballot, put it into the beige envelope, close it and insert it into the large envelope.
  • Subsequently, sign the affidavit yourself on the large envelope and close it.
  • Ballots used for absentee voting by mail (large envelopes) must be received by election day, 15 October 2017, at 5:00 p.m. They can be sent via mail or delivered personally to the competent election authority (see ballot for the address) or delivered personally to any voting station in Austria during opening hours.
  • You will not have to pay postage, whether you are based in Austria or abroad.

Additional information:

For comprehensive additional information about the 2017 parliamentary elections, please visit www.nrw-17.at