vote right

I’ve lived in German for only about a year. Next Sunday, I’m already gonna vote in German elections. All thanks to my UE-citizenship.

There are four levels of elections here:

  • municipal (in case of Berlin it doesn’t mean the whole city, but its 12 districts)
  • country (one of 16 Bundesländer, including Berlin as a whole)
  • federal (Germany)
  • European (EP)

Thanks to the Article 22 of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, I can vote in the elections on the first and the latter level. And that’s, obviously, awesome. But it’s not enough.

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